College Admissions Info

University of the Sciences, ‘20
BS, Occupational Therapy

Profile Overview

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  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 10 advice topics

Student Background

Fourth year student at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia in the accelerated Doctor of Occupational Therapy program.
From: Brick , New Jersey
Gender: Female
First Gen College Student: No
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: Both Parents, Other Family Member
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 3 schools
Accepted At: Seton Hall
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1300
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High School Performance

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Top 25%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Volleyball
Extracurricular Activities: Key Club, Drama Production Crew, Student Council / Government, Hospital Volunteer, National Honor Society
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College Application Essays

I am happiest helping others and making a difference in a person’s life, even if they may never know who I am. After a long school week I look forward to using my free time doing what I love most. My greatest passion is volunteering with recreational therapy at Children’s Specialized Hospital in Toms River. My life changing experience began when I started volunteering at Children’s Specialized Hospital during the summer after my sophomore year. Most of...

College Admissions Advice

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
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My favorite course thus far, and why
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My favorite course so far was Developmental Psychology because...

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
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Hard working,...

What I’d change about my school if I were student body president
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I would try to create a better...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
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I recommend trying new things and going to...

My advice about getting recommenders
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Establish good relationships with teachers by working hard in their classes. During my junior and senior years of high school I shared my college and career goals with my teachers and others who I planned to ask to write my recommendation...

How I chose schools to apply to (USciences, Seton Hall, Ithaca)
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I did not want to travel far away from home and I wanted to...

How I would describe the wider community surrounding campus (USciences)
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University of the Sciences is located in West Philadelphia, but specifically University City. University City includes University of the Sciences, University...

Why I ultimately chose my school (USciences)
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I did not know at the time that I got accepted, but by 2027 the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education will have mandated that the entry-level degree requirement for the occupational therapist will move to the doctoral level. University of the Sciences was the only school...

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them (USciences)
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I work as a Student Ambassador giving tour to potential future students. My work schedule is very flexible so I don't have to stress about having time to study or complete assignments. I get a pay-check but...