College Admissions Info

jordan.hemmestad
jordan.hemmest
Grand Canyon University, ‘18
BBA, Business Administration and Management

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

This upcoming fall semester, I will be a first-year student at Grand Canyon University
From: El Cajon , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: GCU, UC Irvine, UC Riverside, Gordon, UC Merced
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

1970
SAT
30
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1390
Highest SAT: 1970
Highest ACT:

High School Performance

4.42
GPA
Top 25%
Rank
High School Type: Public

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Volleyball, Softball
Extracurricular Activities: Animal Foster Care Provider / Animal Rescue Volunteer, Boy/Girl Scouts, Church, Community Cleanup / Service

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Movie or book that changed you
200 Words
When I read the book The Help, it opened my eyes to the extent people used to go to encourage discrimination in the south. Their derogatory terms for African Americans and their lack of empathy struck a nerve in me. It is unbelievable how cruel people can become, especially when it is socially acceptable to do so. I am ashamed there was a time Americans believed it was a right to own people as if they were property. Even after...





College Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
48 Words
I chose my schools based on which majors they offered. Then, from that list,...





What I’d change about my application process
53 Words
I would start my college search as a freshman to simplify my application process. It is...





My advice about getting recommenders
81 Words
Ask all of your teachers for a letter of recommendation as soon as you find out whether you need one or not. Just tell...





Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
90 Words
I had to take out loans as well as scholarships to pay for college. But, the less debt you end up with after you've finished school, the...





List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
65 Words
College interviews are not as terrifying as they seem. When I had my interview, the woman I spoke with assured...