College Admissions Info

University of Idaho, ‘17
BS, Actuarial Science

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • 4 supplemental essays

Student Background

From: Boise
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 4 schools
Accepted At: UIdaho, Utah, Purdue, Dartmouth
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1350
Highest SAT: 1900
Highest ACT:

High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 1%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
College Classes In High School:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Soccer
Extracurricular Activities: National Honor Society, Student Council / Government
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Awards Received:

College Application Essays

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
378 Words
Ever since I was a little girl, I was fascinated by the way things worked. It mesmerized me like no other, and left me scrambling through my brain for an explanation. My parents, teachers, and peers always categorized me as an ‘innovator’ or a ‘thinker,’ but I never truly understood exactly what it meant. The initial scientists involved in mapping out a cell paved the way for modern day chemistry. To join a conversation between two of these visionaries, Ernest...

Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
506 Words
I have been raised in a capitalistic society where you work for what you get. Ideally the theory is the harder you work, the more you will earn. My parents were hard workers, making six figures without a college degree. They spent hours devoted to their professions, working long days to become a specialist in their field. However, this was when times were good. Around 2008, at twelve years old, life took a turn for the worst. My mother, being a...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
467 Words
Some people favor math because there is a guaranteed answer. Some people favor language arts because the answer is open to interpretation. I favor science because there is never a definite answer. There are only accepted answers that most people agree are right. The intriguing thing about science is that with an inquisitive mind, the accepted answer is only accepted until it is challenged and proven otherwise. Hypothetically, everything we know and believe to be true could be wrong. How...

Supplemental Essay: Strong beliefs/principles
822 Words
Throughout life, everyone is going to face adversity in a multitude of forms. What separates one person from everyone else is the way that they respond to it. The factors of adversity that I have faced spur from my home life and have contributed to my aspirations and personal development. My responses have been to dedicate myself to school and work, while learning to overcome these issues and better myself because of them. I have always experienced a lack of...

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