College Admissions Info

lindagolden83
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, ‘17
BS, Nursing, Registered Nursing (RN)

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Going in for a nursing degree at the University of Minnesota
From: Minneapolis , Minnesota
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

34
ACT
Highest ACT:

High School Performance

3.90
GPA
Top 25%
Rank
High School Type: Public

Extracurriculars & Awards

None reported

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Career aspirations
395 Words
Many young adults find it a struggle to find their true selves and what they are passionate about – I know I was one. I wavered from being a astronomer, to a zoologist, to a doctor, and now I have finally set my sights on becoming an RN (registered nurse) because I know that this is a field of study that I am truly passionate about. Nursing has always interested me as a subject because it’s a field that has...







College Admissions Advice

My favorite course thus far, and why
183 Words
I really enjoy my Anthropology course with Mr. Bennett. He has many years of experience (himself working as a part-time nurse) so he really enlightened me on the aspects, tasks, and education a nurse must prepare oneself for. It's not everyday that you meet someone so committed to both of their jobs - at...





How I chose schools to apply to
67 Words
I chose schools based solely on my major of Anthropology. I decided that cost really doesn't matter because I won...





How to approach transferring schools
161 Words
I had to transfer schools back when I was in middle school and again when I was in high school. My mom is the only one who supports myself and my little siblings seeing as my father died when I was young. In general, it's been pretty tough...





Additional material sent in after waitlisted or deferred
96 Words
I was never wait-listed until I entered college. Even when I was moving from school to school when I was young, I was never wait-listed, so this was definitely...





Recommended summer activities during high school and college
67 Words
I've been playing volleyball year after year, literally since I was in elementary school. I just love the sport and...