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Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am a student fascinated by the unknown, and I hope to study biological oceanography while at college.
From: , Michigan
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 3 schools
Accepted At: Ball State, WSSU
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

GPA, Weighted
Top 5%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: National Honor Society, Marching Band
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Issue of personal significance
352 Words
The first time I saw a giant squid on television, I was hooked.  Ever since I can remember, I have been simultaneously fascinated with the life found in the ocean and appalled by what people are consciously doing to it.  The thought that there are men and women out there who are more than willing to destroy this underwater world for money is just stunning to me. That is the issue that has the most prevalence and that matters the...

College Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
56 Words
I would say if you have the opportunity to take classes at a local community college, do...

Why I declined other schools
98 Words
In my opinion, if you know exactly what you want to do with your life, then you should look for a college with as specific a degree path as...

How I chose schools to apply to
257 Words
It was always my first instinct to look at the costs of a college, and it knocked out a bunch of options for me. But what I found out was that the sticker price usually is not the final price - every college will give some amount of scholarship. I was between two schools for a long time; the school I wanted to attend cost twice as much as the other. Luckily for me, my top choice...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
72 Words
The school I will be attending is extremely diverse - students come here from all over the country and from all over...

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
118 Words
I both took out loans and applied for scholarships; scholarships covered half of my education and loans the other half. Though I would say to apply for as many local scholarships as you can, because...