College Admissions Info

rachael11
rachael11
Texas A&M University, ‘16
BS, Nursing, Registered Nursing (RN), Family Practice and Pediatric Nursing

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Austin , Texas
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Both Parents, Grandparent, Sibling, Other Family Member
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 5 schools
Accepted At: Texas Tech, Baylor, Texas A&M, U Iowa
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

1830
SAT
26
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1300
Highest SAT: 1830
Highest ACT:

High School Performance

3.77
GPA
Top 25%
Rank
High School Type: Public

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Marching Band, Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band, National Honor Society
How Spent Summers:
Work:

College Application Essays

To me, nursing is more than being committed to healing the ill. Nursing is about passion, patient care, quality of life, and working together to optimize the health of patients. In my own experience, I've had amazing nurses who have taken care of me and have been a guide and influence in my life growing up. But I've also seen a whole other side to healthcare, a dark side that I don’t believe should even exist when it comes...







Supplemental Essay: Strong beliefs/principles
22 Words
Write about a time you had and ethical dilemma, how you solved it, and the method you used to solve the dilemma.

Additional Essay Details:
1180 Words
Ethical decisions are made all the time by every person on Earth. Every career path and job setting requires ethical decisions, which definitely includes the field of nursing. However, before even getting in to nursing school, students are faced with decisions they have to make that reflect their integrity and personal ethics. As not only a member of a sorority, but an Executive Committee member, I was faced with many decisions that had to be made. These decisions did not...

















College Admissions Advice

How to approach transferring schools
145 Words
If you're unhappy with the school you are at, then you need to focus everything you have on getting into the school you would like to transfer to. If you simply didn't get into your dream school with your high school GPA and test...





What set me apart from other applicants
141 Words
What set me apart from other applicants was that I had a lot of experience in the field I wanted to go into. Everyone that applied to nursing school had extracurricular activities and average or above average grades. However, I had countless...





Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
92 Words
Texas A&M has hundreds of student organizations to get involved in. The most numerous being the Corps of Cadets, which is a little bit more than just...





Post-college plans
80 Words
I am fortunate enough to have been accepted into a Select Program of Nursing School where I will achieve my Bachelors in a year...





Why I ultimately chose my school
144 Words
I chose Texas A&M because of the deep and rich traditions that are present in every single student. From the first minute I stepped on campus, I knew that there was something special about this place we call Aggieland. Football game days...