College Admissions Info

hrbender
hrbender
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor ‘18
BA,

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am a rising sophomore at the University of Michigan. I am planning on majoring in either Communications or the School of Information, with an undecided minor. I am part of the K-Grams Pen Pal program and write for The Odyssey.
From: Harrison , New York
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No, Other Family Member
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 11 schools
Accepted At: Indiana, GWU, Tulane, UT Austin, Lehigh, Richmond, Miami, Wisconsin, UMich
Denied At:
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Italian

Test Scores

32
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High School Performance

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

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Tennis
Extracurricular Activities: Student Council / Government, National Honor Society
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Place you’re content
259 Words
For me, home is truly where my heart is, the place where I am most comfortable and ever so content. My family makes where I am home, an environment where I feel nurtured, but also completely at ease. Fire Island is that place where I escape the complex and busy life of the rest of the year. An hour and a half car ride along with a twenty-five minute ferry ride takes me to my contented place, a true oasis....





Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
545 Words
The rigorous academics combined with the strong school spirit and vibrant city (capital, take out city) of Madison is everything I want in a university education for the next four years. It would also be very exciting to attend a University located in a state capital (delete this sentence). (I look forward to continuing my involvement in activities I feel passionate about). I will take advantage of Student Government and perhaps earn an internship in an area of the state...









Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
410 Words
From the colorful Mardi Gras tree on Gibson Quad to the music playing on the LBC Quad, Tulane has a beautiful and exciting campus in an unbelievably welcoming city. Ever since I was a kid, I have been hearing about Tulane. My mom attended Tulane and has made it seem like an amazing place. She feels a great sense of pride and passion about the school and the city of New Orleans, two qualities that I value as well. She...







College Admissions Advice

How to increase chances at my school
152 Words
I currently attend the University of Michigan. I applied Early Action and got deferred. Although I was heartbroken, I knew I could not give up. What I learned throughout the college process is that colleges TRULY want students who WANT to go there. Since I was 11,...