jordan.hemmestad
jordan.hemmest,
GCU ‘18
B.B.A., Business Administration and Management
This upcoming fall semester, I will be a first-year student at Grand Canyon University
Features Included
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Essays
7
Schools
2
Scores
5
Advice
4
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown El Cajon, California
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Action
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Grand Canyon University (Phoenix, AZ)
  • University of California - Irvine (Irvine, CA)
  • University of California - Riverside (Riverside, CA)
  • University of California - Merced (Merced, CA)
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Grand Canyon University (Phoenix, AZ)

Applied for a B.B.A. in Business Administration and Management

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
200 Words
Movie or book that changed you
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...
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General 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,...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.42
 
Rank
Top 25%
 
High School TypePublic

Test Scores

Highest ACT
30
 
ACT Score Details
 
Highest SAT
1970
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1390

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsVolleyball, Softball

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAnimal Foster Care Provider / Animal Rescue Volunteer, Boy/Girl Scouts, Church, Community Cleanup / Service

Experience & Awards

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