Ohio Wesleyan ‘21
B.S., Zoology and Entomology
Involved Girl Scout who was in the top 6% of high school class.
Features Included


Hometown elyria, Ohio
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

Waitlisted or Withdrew
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, OH)
  • Ohio University (Athens, OH)
  • Kent State University (Kent, OH)
  • Fordham University (New York, NY)
  • Xavier University (Cincinnati, OH)
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Ohio Wesleyan University (Delaware, OH)

Applied for a B.S. in Zoology and Entomology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

Personal Statement
507 Words
One moment that changed you
I stop to take a breath and my legs shake. I was on the third beam of three in my ropes course class at LCCC. Since I needed one more PE credit to graduate high school, I decided to take a week long ropes course class at the local college using the College Credit Plus Program that lets me take college classes for high school and college credit. This particular class was quite a workout. From climbing telephones poles and...
Supplemental Essay: Scholarship application
1408 Words
My plan to study spiders By Ashley Moen Going into freshman year, I felt like I had all the time in the world. College was a long ways off. Cliche as it is, my four years went by in the blink of an eye. I don’t feel like a Senior. I don’t feel like I’m about to go off to college. All my friends are going away and moving on with their lives and it doesn’t...
Supplemental Essay: Scholarship application
1088 Words
“You’re my true sister,” I smile as I hear these words. I am playing with Daisy Girl Scouts in the pool when I hear one of them tell me this, just before splashing me with water. The other girls repeat the sentence and I thank them warmly. I look over at the other Program Aides who are all playing in the deep end of the pool. Well, they aren’t playing, they are just talking amongst themselves. I smirk....
Supplemental Essay: Scholarship application
506 Words
In elementary school I was a quiet kid who would read books. If you started talking to me, I would become loud and active. But I only socialized when approached. I never felt lonely. At scouting events I was much more open. In middle school, I was still a quiet kid who would read books. So when my homeroom teacher saw me at Winterfest at Camp Timberlane, she admits that she didn’t believe it was me. In class I...

School Specific Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
66 Words
I applied to any and all schools that offered me an application fee waiver. So in the end I had 20+...

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General Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
149 Words
College really loved my extra curricular activities. I had a lot and I had leadership roles in them. The best advice I can give is to join any and all clubs that you find interesting and get involved. Also, when writing your college essays, try...
My advice about getting recommenders
54 Words
Talk to someone who knows you well. You have worked with them for at least a...
What I’d change about my application process
127 Words
The sooner you start the better. Colleges love initiative. I started in October of my senior year, and I had pretty much all of my acceptance letters by Christmas. This gave me more time to think about where...

High School Performance

Weighted GPA
Top 10%
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
ACT Score Details
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores


SportsCross Country


ActivitiesBoy/Girl Scouts, Debate Club/Team, Gay/Straight Alliance, German Club, Marching Band, National Honor Society, School Band, School Jazz / Orchestra, Student Council / Government
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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