College Admissions Info

University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign, ‘16
BS, Speech Language Pathology

Profile Overview

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  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 2 advice topics

Student Background

I am currently a Junior at the University of Illinois majoring in Speech Pathology and minoring in Spanish. I hope to attend graduate school after I complete my undergraduate degree. Ultimately, I plan on working in a hospital with stroke patients.
From: Vernon Hills, IL
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Parent
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: Illinois, Indiana, Florida, Wisconsin, Purdue, Iowa State, Illinois State
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

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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

Sports: Lacrosse, Volleyball
Extracurricular Activities: National Honor Society, Yearbook, Best Buddies, Students Against Drunk Driving (Destructive Decisions) (SADD)
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: One moment that changed you
337 Words
Although Michael has a severe speech impediment, he is the most outspoken person in my Integrated Physical Education class, a gym course where several select students and I work closely with the special needs “buddies” in our school. Michael expresses himself unlike anyone else in our class, through stuttering and abrupt hand motions. I have witnessed Michael exhibit these methods of communication in numerous situations. On one occasion, while playing badminton in the gymnasium, Michael suddenly became frustrated at his...

College Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
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My best advice would be to go on...

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
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While in college, I have done an excellent job at matching my involvement to be the same as I did in high school. For example, because I am a speech and hearing science major, I joined the club called NSSHLA. Through this organization, we work to raise money for the Taylor Talks Foundation. In addition...