College Admissions Info

whemster16
whemster16
Lipscomb University, ‘16
BS,

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I'm a Senior Biology (premed) major with a minor in Chemistry and German
From: Nashville , Tennessee
Gender: Female
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 15+ schools
Accepted At: Penn State, UC Davis, UCLA, UC Riverside, XULA, Tennessee, Memphis, UHawaii, Miami, Florida, Alabama, UT Chattanooga, MTSU, TSU
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish, German

Test Scores

28
ACT
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High School Performance

3.75
GPA
Top 25%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Low one semester/year
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Soccer
Extracurricular Activities: Beta Club, Charity Drive Organizing, Church, Community Cleanup / Service, Hospital Volunteer, Marching Band, NAACP / NAAAP / Other Minority Professional Association, Special Olympics, Tutoring/Mentoring
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Career aspirations
604 Words
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...









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.

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.

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.

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.

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,...



College 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...





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...





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...





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...





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...