College Admissions Info

University of South Carolina, ‘18
BS, Exercise Physiology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I attend the University of South Carolina, Columbia. I am enrolled in the Honors College and am studying Exercise Science as a Pre-Med student.
From: Richmond , Virginia
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Applied To: 4 schools
Accepted At: SC, Wake Forest, William & Mary, UVA
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1530
Highest SAT: 2230
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 10%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Track & Field (Recruited), Volleyball (Recruited)
Extracurricular Activities: Beta Club, Animal Foster Care Provider / Animal Rescue Volunteer, Choir, Boy/Girl Scouts, Church, National Honor Society, School Choir, Tutoring/Mentoring
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College Application Essays

While a normal transcript from Godwin High School will reflect a total of twenty-eight courses, seven per school year, mine includes thirty-two. As a member of the Science, Math, and Technology Center, I have had the opportunity to take additional science and math courses not open to the general student body. However, I also have a passion for singing and performance. Finding a way to fit multiple math, science, and chorus classes into a seven-period schedule these four years would...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
40 Words
Wake Forest asked applicants to compose a 140-character tweet describing themselves. It seemed an impossible task, but here is mine: Student: astute, meticulous Athlete: dedicated, confident Friend: genuine, jocular Individual: unique, independent #WhoAmI #ThisIsMe #JessKrauss

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
290 Words
UVA asked Kinesiology applicants why we chose to apply to their Kinesiology program. Always on the move, I am a dedicated athlete who knows there are an unlimited number of ways I can improve. Kinesiology, studying and understanding the movement and mechanics of the human body, can be a key element in learning how to improve athletically. Being an athlete can result in various injuries, from minor strains after hard workouts to major injuries that require long-term recovery. Whether I...

Additional Essay Details:
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I have many more application essays that I can share that are more personal and some others that answered seemingly non-traditional topics.

College Admissions Advice

My favorite course thus far, and why
54 Words
My favorite course so far has been my history credit on Science and Technology and World...

Post-college plans
21 Words
I plan to go to medical...

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
94 Words
I did not use a private admissions counselor, and I really don't think that one is necessary. You would be surprised just how much valuable advice you can...

My advice about getting recommenders
116 Words
Make sure that you are choosing people who know you very well personally as well as academically. If you don't already know some of your teachers personally, get to know some now. It never hurts...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
46 Words
Do not just sit around all summer or take it easy at the beach...