MSU ‘19
B.A., Psychology
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Hometown Manistee, Michigan
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision, Early Action
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Waitlisted or Withdrew
  • Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • Xavier University (Cincinnati, OH)
  • Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, OH)
  • Washington and Lee University (Lexington, VA)
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Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI)

Applied for a B.A. in Psychology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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What do you want to be when you grow up? When I was five my answer was “a princess!” It always elicited laughter, but not as much as when my younger brother would answer the same question with “a motorcycle dude!” As I grew up, my answer kept changing. For a while, I wanted to be an astronaut, an architect, a pastry chef, a small business owner, a marketer, a graphic designer, a writer, a teacher, and at one point,...
Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
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“If you were to participate in one of the same extra-curricular activities you participated in high school at UofM, what would it be and why?” I would continue to participate in theater. I have really enjoyed acting in all of the plays I've been in over the past few years. I've met some of the best people I know through plays and I wouldn't trade them for anything. Theater is a lot of fun, but it's also a lot of...
Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
288 Words
“Describe an experience where you had to step out of your comfort zone/interact with people that you normally wouldn’t have.” When I first began working at Wendy's, I felt a little out of place. Most of the people I worked with were five or ten years older than me and had been working in fast-food since high school. Very few of them had any education after high school and I was a sophomore and had already earned a...
Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
451 Words
Describe a significant experience from the past two years which required you to interact with someone outside of your own social or cultural group (ethnic, religious, geographic, socio-economic, etc.). How did this impact you? What did you learn and what surprised you? Manistee, Michigan is a small and quiet tourist town with a mostly Polish population of about 6,000. My family and I moved to Manistee when I was six years old. Many people were wary of us at first. That...
Supplemental Essay Scholarship application
538 Words
Four years from now, I see myself continuing my education at Michigan State University. Hopefully, I’ll be a little tan from my recent mission trip to the Dominican Republic (if I’m able to raise the money to go). I’ll be working hard to earn whatever degree I decide to go into. I see myself inches away from my degree and studying, not just to pass the exams, but to learn the material and do well on them....

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