College Admissions Info

mfrancesb
mfrancesb
Ithaca College ‘19
BS, Pre-Medicine Studies

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Health Sciences with pre-medicine major from Pennsylvania
From: Emmaus , Pennsylvania
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 5 schools
Accepted At: Ithaca, George Mason, WCUPA
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

1870
SAT
27
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1330
Highest SAT: 1870
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Other Standardized Tests:

High School Performance

3.77
GPA
Top 10%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
College Classes In High School:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Boy/Girl Scouts, National Honor Society
Awards Received:
Application Additional Materials:

College Application Essays

My personal statement was about a school trip I took to Alaska with a group of kids the summer going into my junior year of high school. I explained how I was invited to the trip, what the trip was for, and my highlights of the trip. The goal of the essay was to retell a life changing moment or experience, and this trip was definitely that for me. It reaffirmed my interest in environmental science and lead me to...



Supplemental Essay: Explaining low grades/scores
144 Words
My final grade for my 9 Honors English class is a 77. The seemed class more difficult than my 11 Honors English in my opinion, and I could never seem to get ahead like I wanted. I learned that the teacher of the class had a reputation of teaching her honors classes like college courses, which I wasn’t prepared for. I did my best and tried to get help from the teacher. That experience taught me to never judge a book by...



Additional Essay Details:
16 Words
I tried to make my personal essays as detailed as possible without drawing them out unnecessarily.

College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
93 Words
I'll admit it; I was a name snob. I didn't want to go to a college I didn't think was top tier or really well known, which was...





Why I ultimately chose my school
149 Words
To be honest, Ithaca College was not my first choice school. I was very keen on going to another school until I received my financial aid package and found out I was receiving nothing. Ithaca gave me a great package, which got me to go...





Post-college plans
65 Words
I know I want to go into the medical field in some way or another, and I'm going to need...