College Admissions Info

jcrouse91
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor ‘19
BBA, Economics, Finance

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Former Eagles Hockey Player, #91
From: Orland Park
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision, Early Action
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: Wisconsin, Butler, Illinois, Indiana, DePaul, UMich
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

31
ACT
Highest ACT:
ACT Prep:

High School Performance

3.88
GPA
Top 10%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Hockey
Extracurricular Activities: National Honor Society, Student Council / Government, Tutoring/Mentoring
How Spent Summers:
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Failure experience
602 Words
At the beginning of my sophomore year at Carl Sandburg, I decided to join Student Council. Initially, I was nervous about joining that club's social environment. Fortunately, after attending multiple meetings and becoming acquainted with other members of the clubs, I became very fond of it. I eventually decided to run for a leadership position: Junior Class President. Winning the school election meant a great deal to me. Ultimately, my running mate, Ashley, ended up winning. Despite losing, confronting failure...









Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
493 Words
I am very interested in applying to the BBA Program through Ross for preferred admission. To be a part of a prestigious undergraduate business school is an honor, and I would like to continue the tradition of success obtained from students graduating from Ross. Having visited Ross and the entire campus last July, I immediately knew this college would be a fit for me. Not only is the community friendly, but also the intangibles at Michigan such as the location,...







Supplemental Essay: Diversity statement
245 Words
I have been involved in Mu Alpha Theta, a math honorary society, since my junior year. As a member of this community, I have dedicated time before, during, and after school to tutor other students with mathematics, attend meetings, and commit other charitable acts. What makes this community special is our interest in mathematics, and desire to give back to our local community. Many of our members, including myself, have voluntarily sold candy throughout the school year to raise money...





College Admissions Advice

My favorite course thus far, and why
36 Words
Take AP Macro Economics! It gives you invaluable information about how...





What set me apart from other applicants
38 Words
My grit/determination/resilience emphasized in my personal statement helped instill...





Why I ultimately chose my school
34 Words
Michigan offered the best of both worlds to me: an...





Additional material sent in after waitlisted or deferred
62 Words
I was initially deferred to UMich seeing as I applied EA. However, with Michigan's new goal in raising yield,...





Why I declined other schools
41 Words
UIUC was my second choice, and while their business school was awesome...