CMUChippewa
CMUChippewa,
Central Michigan ‘20
B.B.A., Actuarial Science
An exam-taking, snack-breaking, A-making college guy
Features Included
2
Essays
7
Schools
6
Scores
5
Advice
6
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Flat Rock, Michigan
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN)
  • Ohio State University - Columbus (Columbus, Oh)
  • University of Kentucky (Lexington, KY)
  • Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, OH)
  • University of Wisconsin - Madison (Madison, WI)
  • University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign (Champaign, IL)
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Central Michigan University (Mount Pleasant, MI)

Applied for a B.B.A. in Actuarial Science

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

My application essay was written as a reflection on the day I learned of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. I was behind the wheel during a driver's ed session when the news was broadcasted over the radio. I felt a sharp contrast between the marks of adulthood in learning to drive and recognizing the gravity of a harrowing tragedy, and so I verbalized how I felt this was a turning point in my adolescence.
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Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
2331 Words
I was in seventh grade the first time my mind betrayed me. Up until that time, I felt stable if a bit insecure, with my Aeropostale clothes and Phiten necklace. I was the typical shy middle schooler; I despised adolescence despite barely having tasted it yet. My group of friends, if the word "friends" can even apply here, began dropping subtle hints that I was wearing out my welcome early in the school year. Their apathy towards me led me...
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School Specific Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
50 Words
Central Michigan University has the Midwest region's premier honors scholar program. Not only do they...
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More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
45 Words
Don't hesitate to sell yourself. Use detail while remaining concise. If you were on...
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My advice about getting recommenders
78 Words
Request recommendations from those who know you better than almost anyone else (professionally speaking, that is). Do not underestimate the power of a...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
49 Words
Make you summer breaks count by job shadowing or attending a camp/seminar. There's nothing...
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What set me apart from other applicants
67 Words
I always tell college applicants to find the one thing about you that nobody else is as passionate about or...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.2
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
34
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details4 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSoccer, Track & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesDECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America), Student Council / Government, Homecoming committee, National Honor Society, Diversity Committee / Minority Initiative, Community Cleanup / Service
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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