KiaraRenee
Features Included
2
Essays
8
Schools
2
Scores
3
Advice
2
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown chicago, Illinois
GenderFemale
EthnicityBlack / African American
AdmissionEarly Decision
Class of2020
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Indiana State University (Terre Huate, IN)
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Southern Illinois University (Edwardsville, IL)

Applied for a B.S. in

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
147 Words
Reaching a goal, Overcoming personal struggle
I have learned that determination can affect your outcome. Life throws you curve balls. I can not change other people nor control all of my circumstances, but I can dream, I can persevere, and I can overcome obstacles. Not having my father in my life has hurt at times, but it did not stop me from recognizing I have a strong mother that showed me unconditional love. I have had a great mentor and have witnessed how hard work, and...
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Supplemental Essay Scholarship application
909 Words
My family responsibilities and chores are cleaning and washing laundry, walking and feeding my two dogs, washing dishes and cleaning the bathroom and my room. I regularly assist my mom with her physical therapy exercises and provide any physical support she may need. I have worked in the past at 2 part-time positions during the school year, summer, and Christmas break, averaging 25 hours per week. I currently babysit my nephew and God-brother for additional income. My mother is a disabled veteran...
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Additional Essay Details
5 Words
Scholarship was for Horatio Alger
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General Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
76 Words
I choose SIUE after visiting every school on my accepted list and ruling them out one by one. The ultimate deciding factor was...
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Why I declined other schools
18 Words
I wanted to find a...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
32 Words
Volunteer, do an internship , keep applying to scholarships (scholarships are...
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High School Performance

GPA
2.82
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 50%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Low one semester/year
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
23
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
1310
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score970

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesDance, Tutoring/Mentoring

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Application Additional Materials

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