College Admissions Info

University of Notre Dame, ‘18
BBA, Accounting

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 2 supplemental essays
  • 5 advice topics

Student Background

Questbridge National College Match Finalist, University of Notre Dame
From: Flat Rock , Michigan
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 10 schools
Accepted At: Notre Dame, Columbia, Vanderbilt, UChicago, Northwestern, EMU, UMich - Dearborn, WMich
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: German

Test Scores

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High School Performance

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Top 5%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: National Honor Society, Marching Band, School Band, Quiz Bowl/Academic Bowl
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College Application Essays

I was raised in a family where sharing was not merely a polite gesture but rather a means of survival. My four sisters, two brothers and I shared everything from parents, step-parents and grandparents to clothes, toys and food. I live in a two bedroom house divided amongst my brother, sister, niece, grandmother, grandfather, mother and I. The seven of us share one bathroom, one refrigerator and one sofa. I was raised to understand that the necessities are food, water,...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
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Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
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We were allowed to submit whatever we wanted. I submitted a poem. I really think this is what sealed the deal for me.

College Admissions Advice

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
88 Words
If you need help, all you have to do is ask. Notre Dame has so many support systems, it is truly amazing. I struggled with my...

What I’d change about my application process
70 Words
I went through the Questbridge College Match competition, which was very overwhelming. After becoming a finalist, there was about two weeks...

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
51 Words
I applied to Questbridge! It's intended for low income, high achieving students. I honestly recommend...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
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COMMUNITY SERVICE! Many areas have summer festivals and events, I really recommend volunteering for...

My advice about getting recommenders
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I asked my favorite teachers and teachers I felt comfortable with talking to personally. I went to a small school so...