College Admissions Info

University of Wisconsin - Madison, ‘19
BS, Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Grayslake
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 6 schools
Accepted At: Wisconsin, Illinois, U of Minnesota, Pepperdine
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

Highest ACT:
Other ACT Scores:
ACT Prep:

High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 5%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Volleyball (Recruited)
Extracurricular Activities: Athletics Organization, Homecoming committee, National Honor Society, School Band, Student Council / Government, School Jazz / Orchestra
How Spent Summers:
Volunteer Experiences:

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Failure experience
663 Words
To any volleyball player, the start of the high school season is always interesting. Tryouts, especially. My sophomore year was going to be my year, at least that’s what my parents told me. I went into tryouts with confidence and I came out with the result I was looking for, a spot on the varsity team. No words could describe the way I felt in the moment when I saw my name on the list of people who made...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
385 Words
A friend recently said to me, “Hayley, you are someone I can always count on” and it has got me thinking about how I am indeed a very dependable person. I’ve thought about how I am the go to person in the game of volleyball. I’m really quick on my feet and I am always the player that is getting the tip over the front row attackers. I’m the one throwing my body on the floor for...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
316 Words
My vision of the quintessential college experience is a well rounded, challenging, heavily involved four years. When I started the college search process, I always had Northwestern in mind as one of my top choices, but I wasn’t sure if it was the right fit for me. That all changed after I visited the campus in October. Walking the campus of Northwestern, I soon realized that this university would give me all that I am looking for in my...

College Admissions Advice

Why I declined other schools
38 Words
I chose UW Madison because of the name, the strength of...

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

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
15 Words
I recommend that you get...