whemster16
whemster16,
Lipscomb ‘16
B.S.
I'm a Senior Biology (premed) major with a minor in Chemistry and German
Features Included
6
Essays
18
Schools
3
Scores
5
Advice
9
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Nashville, Tennessee
GenderFemale
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish, German

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Pennsylvania State University - University Park (University Park, PA)
  • Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Davis (Davis, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - Riverside (Riverside, CA)
  • University of Hawaii - Manoa  (Honolulu, HI)
  • University of San Diego (San Diego, CA)
  • University of Miami (Coral Gables, FL)
  • University of Florida (Gainesville, FL)
  • The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (Chattanooga, TN)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
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Lipscomb University (Nashville, TN)

Applied for a B.S. in

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
604 Words
Career aspirations
I believe in superheroes. The superheroes I believe in put Superman to shame. I’ve been fortunate enough for them to grace me with their presence. The special things about these pint-sized heroes and heroines are that their fancy costumes are just gowns, their way to combat evil is playing, and their special power is bringing smiles and hope to everyone they meet. Through an unlikely chain of events, I ended up with a clean, crisp, brand new blue vest...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
18 Words
Some school asked for fun facts and questions. Just answer honestly and that should come through to them.
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Supplemental Essay Explaining low grades/scores
20 Words
I talked about my particular struggles at the time, why I struggled and how it made me a better person.
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Supplemental Essay Diversity statement
20 Words
I talked about why I would be a good addition to their mix of students because of my specific background.
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
34 Words
I just did a little research on each school, talked about why they were a good fit me and what great features they had and why I was a great fit for them too.
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Additional Essay Details
104 Words
I used both of the essays to explain who I am and why I am the way that I am and why that adds to the character of their school. The personal statement really capitalizes on what my goals are specifically with a bit of personality through in and each of the supplementary essays continued to show personality and character for a more complete picture. The more of yourself you can explain in the least amount of words the better,...
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General Admissions Advice

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
145 Words
If you don't have to, don't. Go where you get the most scholarships and money to attend. Unless you're trying to get an ivy league education, which I know quite a few people at those institutions, don't put yourself in debt because it is...
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Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
75 Words
At my school, there are many different popular extracurricular activities. They include student government, intramural sports, campus recreational activities, niche clubs such as...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
97 Words
For preparation for college, I would recommend spending the summer in two ways. I personally like relaxing and enjoying my summer. I like being able to not focus on...
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My favorite course thus far, and why
48 Words
I'm a biology major, so naturally I enjoy biology classes. I'm more of an...
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What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
46 Words
My school is a small,private school is literally in a bubble. We don't...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.75
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 25%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Low one semester/year
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
28
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details2 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSoccer

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesBeta Club, Charity Drive Organizing, Church, Community Cleanup / Service, Hospital Volunteer, Marching Band, NAACP / NAAAP / Other Minority Professional Association, Special Olympics, Tutoring/Mentoring
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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