College Admissions Info

Belmont University, ‘20
BS, Biology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Raised in a small town out in the middle of nowhere, I depended upon my older siblings for much. In result, I grew into a mixture of them all: loving every kind of music genre, trying every sport available, and learning everything I could from them.
From: Oakford , Illinois
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision, Recruited for Sport
Applied To: 4 schools
Accepted At: Belmont, SMSU, Illinois State, Missouri
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

Highest ACT:

High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 1%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Cross Country , Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: Church, Community Cleanup / Service, Key Club, School Band, Marching Band, National Honor Society, Quiz Bowl/Academic Bowl, Tutoring/Mentoring
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College Application Essays

Long ago, or so it seems to me, I played sports exclusively with my family, a team of eight that gladly spent time in our front yard playing lots of kickball, softball and croquet. Those days were trouble free and easy, when everyone around me had my best interests in mind and I had nothing to fear. With that team long since disbanded as we grew up, I found myself in high school, a much different atmosphere. Fortunately, I found...

Supplemental Essay: Strong beliefs/principles
1221 Words
Good evening class of 2016, families, friends, teachers and administrators. Tonight has been years in the making, but will last less than an hour, just long enough to hear some speeches and receive a diploma that equates all the knowledge we have gained over the years. I wrote this speech not only for my classmates, who have gotten to this final destination of high school, but also for the younger students here today. I hope they will find my words as...

Supplemental Essay: Scholarship application
620 Words
I pursue an active lifestyle. Running is a part of my daily routine, all year round, and it will be for as long as my body can endure it. The numerous sports I have competed in growing up gave me a chance to learn different skills, always hating to give one up due to time commitments. Giving up these activities would be losing out on meaningful aspects of life, the ones that give me hope and happiness and joy. Some...

Supplemental Essay: Scholarship application
774 Words
Sophie gets in the car, says hello, and stares out the window. My best friend has accepted my invitation for the night only out of kindness; the thought of discussing theology frightens her and, unlike myself, she has no interest or opinion on religion. We arrive at the restaurant and receive a warm welcome from Henry and Dennis, but Geronimo remains seated and silent. “What have you been up to?” Dennis asks me cheerfully. Since childhood, I have always looked...

Additional Essay Details:
26 Words
Usually my essays are very thoughtful and meaningful. Cracking jokes is not my forte, so I keep the mood very inspiring or maybe just thought provoking.

College Admissions Advice

My favorite course thus far, and why
44 Words
Take a physics class: I believe that everyone should have to take a...

Why I ultimately chose my school
60 Words
The people I met with during my visit welcomed me very warmly. Everyone there was excited to have...

Reaching out to professors and coaches at schools I applied to
67 Words
Do your research on how good/bad fast/slow their athletic teams are if you are being recruited. As a...