College Admissions Info

Saint Mary’s College, ‘19
BS, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am a college student working part-time and attending two schools
From: Lima , Ohio
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 8 schools
Accepted At: Notre Dame, U Dayton
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Hebrew

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1520
Highest SAT: 2220
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High School Performance

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Top 1%
High School Type: Other Private
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Church, Quiz Bowl/Academic Bowl, Tutoring/Mentoring, Church
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College Application Essays

Rarely has anyone heard of the activity that has changed my life. It's quite a depressing thought. Whenever I tell people about Bible Quizzing, they look at me with a confused look. I usually laugh because I remember the same look on my face before 7th grade. Many things have changed since then. I've been involved in quizzing now for 5 years. Once I got started, I was immediately pulled in. Quizzing was one of the hardest and most invigorating things...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
199 Words
Notre Dame is home. It's as simple as that. I never thought I could fall in love with a school like the way I have with Notre Dame. From the first instant I stepped on campus the day before the USC game and felt the energy coursing through the air, I've been hooked. But, what really got me was spending two weeks on campus for the Introduction to Engineering Program this summer. During those two weeks, I got to be...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
192 Words
I've been homeschooled all my life. I've never thought of it as a bad thing. I love every aspect of being homeschooled. But I have missed out on some things that public school students take for granted. I haven't had the opportunity to be involved in team sports like soccer or softball. There aren't many clubs or organizations for homeschoolers. I never got to be the stereotypical nerd and join chess club or mathletes. I couldn't even be in student...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
167 Words
As an aspiring Chemical Engineer, I have numerous fields into which I could enter. They range from petrochemical to food science to pharmaceuticals. This third one is my favorite. I've always wondered what it would be like to go to a company such as Eli Lilly, a pharmaceuticals company in Indianapolis, IN, and tour the facility. Their concept of personalized medicine, aka tailored therapeutics, is quite intriguing. If I could go behind the scenes and watch just how they include...

Additional Essay Details:
239 Words
I didn't apply to as many prestigious universities as I could have. I had the academics to make it into Ivy League schools. But I was restricted by how far away from home I wished to be. Thus, the vast majority of the schools I applied to were in the Midwest. Notre Dame and Vanderbilt were the two most prestigious universities I applied to. I was also restricted by my choice in major. Several institutions that would have been lovely...

College Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
108 Words
Initially, I was going to choose my college in a logical manner. I wanted to apply to several schools, get their financial aid offers, and make the choice that made the most...

Post-college plans
70 Words
When I graduate from college, I will have two degrees: one in chemistry and one in chemical engineering. I will also...