College Admissions Info

Central Michigan University, ‘20
BBA, Actuarial Science

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

An exam-taking, snack-breaking, A-making college guy
From: Flat Rock , Michigan
Gender: Male
First Gen College Student: No
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Accepted At: Purdue, Ohio State, UKentucky, Case, Wisconsin, Illinois
Denied At:
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Test Scores

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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 1%
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Soccer, Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America), Student Council / Government, Homecoming committee, National Honor Society, Diversity Committee / Minority Initiative, Community Cleanup / Service
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement for Central Michigan, Purdue, Ohio State, UKentucky, Case, Wisconsin, Illinois: Issue of personal significance, One moment that changed you
75 Words
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.

Supplemental Essay for Central Michigan, Purdue, Ohio State, UKentucky, Case, Wisconsin, Illinois: 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...

College 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...

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...

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...

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...

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