College Admissions Info

Saint Louis University, ‘16
BA, Political Science and Government

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 senior majoring in Political Science with a focus in nonprofit work
From: mount prospect , Illinois
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic, Native American
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 8 schools
Accepted At: Baylor, Creighton, Otterbein, UTDallas, Texas A&M, FL Southern, SLU, U Iowa
Denied At:
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

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High School Performance

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High School Type: Religious
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Dance
Extracurricular Activities: Academic Decathlon, Choir, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization
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College Application Essays

Growing up I never really fit in. I could never find a group that understood me, then I studied abroad. I went to Saint Louis University Madrid for a year and a half and it was the best decision I ever made. Not only did I meet people there, but I traveled around the world and got to experience numerous cultures. All of these people from all over the world were so different, but they all accepted each other. That...

Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
140 Words
The Crohns and Colitis Foundation of America has been a huge part of my life. At the age of 10 I was diagnosed with severe Crohns disease. No one I knew had Crohns disease or Colitis and I felt so alone. My GI suggested I attend Camp Oasis in Wisconsin. After attending I found that I had a support system and people who understood me. I then attended the Team challenge walk every year near me and got to experience the...

Supplemental Essay: Using a metaphor
1203 Words
The Fountain Resting near the mid-campus fountain at Saint Louis University, I find myself on what looks like fun filled bleachers found in a grand arena. The peaceful whisper of the water as it flows down these bleachers reassures me of the serenity it brings. The shooting fountains near the center remind me of the fun and excitement found on the campus. In the center of these canon like fountains stands a stone obelisk. Like a defense tower, it watches...

Supplemental Essay: Strong beliefs/principles
3 Words
Essay about euthanasia

Additional Essay Details:
1642 Words
Mitch Albom, writer of Tuesdays with Morrie, shared with the world an inspirational quote by Morrie Schwartz, “When we are infants we need others to survive; when we’re dying we need others to survive. In between we need others even more”. He touches on this because the two most debated and controversial medical topics today are those concerning the beginning and end of life. When does life begin? When should life end? These two questions are disputed everywhere, but...

College Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
65 Words
What set me apart from other applicants was that I played a varsity sport, have an above average GPA, but...

My favorite course thus far, and why
50 Words
My favorite course so far has been Civil Rights Law. In this class I learned...