College Admissions Info

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, ‘18
BBA, Marketing, Cognitive Science

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Vienna , Virginia
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Both Parents, Grandparent, Sibling, Other Family Member
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 4 schools
Accepted At: UVA, UCLA, UMich, Indiana
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1520
Highest SAT: 2210
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

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

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America), Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), Best Buddies, Junior Classical League / Latin Club, Student Council / Government, Tutoring/Mentoring, School Theater/Plays
How Spent Summers:

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Overcoming personal struggle
557 Words
Worry used to cloak me the way red lipstick coats a shiny white tooth. Rare tropical diseases, imperfect grades, and the concept of forever were all frequent intruders on my attempt at mental peace and quiet. I longed for the day when I’d be able to face risks and let go without my swarming army of worries. And that day came. The funny thing is, it all started with a pair of shoes. A favorite pastime of the level...

Supplemental Essay: Amusing anecdote
272 Words
“’Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house…” eyes twinkling, my grandpa bellowed from the deepest part of his throat. He was a tenor. “Not a CREA-ture was st-IRR-ing….” Aunt Jill piped, letting her sounds leap through the air in true soprano fashion. I watched intently as our yellowed Night Before Christmas storybook made its way around the colorful living room. Christmas would always be Christmas, and my family would always be a loving clan of whimsical cellists...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
543 Words
Some people dream of white Christmases or chocolate ice cream the way I dream of the University of Michigan’s Ross Business School. And I’d like to show that through a story. Great… sweat stains. Clenching my arms to my sides, I hid behind the thick fabric of my blazer and surveyed the room: hundreds of pens and pinstripes. I longed for the familiarity of my lavender tutu and the smell of rosin, crackly yellow powder that keeps pointe...

College Admissions Advice

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
37 Words
It's really popular at my college to join social fraternities or...

My favorite course thus far, and why
17 Words
My favorite course so far...

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Curious, eager,...

What I’d change about my school if I were student body president
9 Words
I would change...

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
32 Words
I did not realize how much the cold weather would...

What I’d change about my application process
27 Words
I would have focused less on "brand names"...