College Admissions Info

Southern Illinois University - Carbondale , ‘20
BA, Horticultural

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Such a geek, lots of TV, movie, and book references in my mind. I LOVE PLANTS. Horticulture major, so... Kind, caring, funny (???), passionate.
From: Gibson City , Illinois
Gender: Female
First Gen College Student: No
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
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Test Scores

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High School Performance

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Top 5%
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Golf
Extracurricular Activities: 4-H, Church, Community Cleanup / Service, National Honor Society, Student Council / Government, Yearbook
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement for Southern Illinois: Volunteer/public interest work, Movie or book that changed you
865 Words
Every book has a lesson to be learned, they have an impact on readers everywhere. Each person learns something different from a book, and that may be one of the greatest accomplishments of literature, teaching everyone something different. For me, The Great Gatsby taught me that money isn’t everything and it certainly can’t buy love, but it can certainly ruin love, so money should never be someone’s sole focus. Pride and Prejudice taught me that you can...

College Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
299 Words
The best activities to be involved in during the summer in high school and college are definitely the volunteering and learning kind. Every summer since I was in high school I have gone on a mission trip with my church. We've been to Kentucky, Tennessee, Missouri, West Virginia, and Virginia. This summer we're going to Rhode Island. You don't have to go with a church, or even do home repair like I did. The point is to learn how to interact with strangers in an unfamiliar place because you will...

How I chose schools to apply to
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When looking for schools to apply to, make sure you read up not only on the school and its academics, but its community and extracurricular options. Academics are important, so of course eliminate any school that doesn't have the degree you want. Don't sacrifice your passion for a good school. If it's got what you want, i could be...