College Admissions Info

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, ‘18
BS, Retailing Management

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am currently a sophomore at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities studying Retail Merchandising.
From: Belleville , Illinois
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 4 schools
Accepted At: U Illinois, Loyola U Chicago
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: English

Test Scores

Highest ACT:
ACT Prep:

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 10%
High School Type: Public
College Classes In High School:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Big Brother/Big Sister, Library Volunteer, Multicultural / International Club, National Honor Society, Spanish Club, Tutoring/Mentoring
How Spent Summers:
Application Additional Materials:

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Reaching a goal
13 Words
----For University of Minnesota, I did not have to write an essay.

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
513 Words
This is an essay for University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee--- In the shadows of my sister and our upbringing, it was ideal for me to follow her in pursuing a career in the medical field, a promising and “safe” job for women. Although for me, a nonconformist, I refused to ignore my interests to take a typical job. Why follow someone else’s path when I can create my own? The creativity of fashion and the connectivity of business are the perfect...

Additional Essay Details:
21 Words
Begin your essays as early as possible, so you can have multiple english teachers edit them--this will improve your essay extremely!

College Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
35 Words
Choose a college where you can meet many different types of...

Why I declined other schools
48 Words
Go with your gut when deciding between the schools you accepted. I applied to...

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
71 Words
At UMN-TC there is SO many resources. After finishing my first year, I had wish I used them. It is up...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
41 Words
The location was one of the top reasons I chose the school....

How to increase chances at my school
19 Words
Apply early! Also if your ACT...