College Admissions Info

maddieverbeke
maddieverbeke
Purdue University ‘17
BS, Pharmaceutical Sciences

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

College Freshman
From: Lisle , Illinois
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Parent
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 6 schools
Accepted At: Purdue, Cincinnati, Ole Miss, U of Minnesota, MSU, Alabama
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Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

34
ACT
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High School Performance

4.50
GPA
Top 10%
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High School Type: Religious
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Swimming/Diving
Extracurricular Activities: National Honor Society, Community Cleanup / Service, French Club
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College Application Essays

Last year, I decided to take a chance and step out of my comfort zone by trying to be a team captain of the varsity swim team. I thought it would be a good opportunity to expand my leadership abilities and become more involved. I didn't expect that it would be a very difficult job, mostly just planning fun events, making locker signs, and ordering the team suits and spirit wear. So after I was voted in as a co-captain,...







Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
119 Words
If I had to begin a senior project today, I would probably start one that has to do with the research of medicine for depression. I would want to help lessen the side effects, such as the shakiness of hands and also find a way that helps best determine what medicine should be prescribed to each individual patient. This project would be an interest to me because a close family member of mine suffers from depression. And with my desire...



Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
98 Words
After attending fall preview day and hearing from students currently in the College of Pharmacy, I realized there's a lot more to pharmacy than working in a Walgreens. I could have the chance to work with animals in veterinary pharmacy or to perform research in labs. I also really liked how the students were succeeding in their classes and working hard, but they were also very involved in non-academic activities, like community service and different clubs. I am serious about...



College Admissions Advice

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
52 Words
In my case, I did both. Make sure you search for as many scholarships as you...