College Admissions Info

cvonkaenel
cvonkaenel
Seattle University, ‘19
BS, Business Administration and Management

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am in cross country, Lion's Heart Community service and Best Buddies
From: Coto de Caza , California
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 11 schools
Accepted At:
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

30
ACT
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High School Performance

4.10
GPA
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Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Some good some bad

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Cross Country, Track & Field (Recruited), Tennis, Wrestling
Extracurricular Activities: Best Buddies, Community Cleanup / Service
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College Application Essays

As a child, my love of talking earned me the nickname “CNN,” or “Christopher News Network.” Nonstop questions, comments, compliments, and sarcastic responses have since earned me descriptions from my peers like “annoying” and responses from my friends that usually were preceded with, “Shut up” followed by creatively insulting slurs that are not appropriate to write on a college essay. However this is in no way an ode to my speaking abilities. Before speaking to a group of people, I...









Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
515 Words
Waking up facing Capital Hill on a rainy day, I immediately have my day planned out. After going and getting breakfast from The Bottom Line and finishing philosophy class to become a better “Person in Society”, I go to my first W.O.R.D. meeting. Here, I use the supposed dreariness inspired by rainy days to practice my free writing skills. After the meeting, I head over to my internship set up by the Albers Mentor program for the...







College Admissions Advice

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
77 Words
I used Jenn Curtis, the founder of Future Wise consulting. The best advice that I received from her was to not try to...





How I chose schools to apply to
110 Words
This was arguably the hardest part of the process. I took several online tests (admittedly.com has a great one for free) and got help from my private admission counselor by being shown...





What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
208 Words
These were by far the hardest essays to write, especially for schools which I had not visited. However, I learned very quickly what not to do. You can not focus on the location of the school for a reason to attend, as this essentially tells the school you just are going there for its location. Remember that every applicant is...