College Admissions Info

Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville, ‘12
BS, Criminal Justice and Corrections

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Intersectional Feminist with a voracious appetite for learning.
From: Urbana , Illinois
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American
Legacy: No
Admission: Transfer
Applied To: 2 schools
Accepted At: Southern Illinois
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Highest ACT:
Other ACT Scores:

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 50%
High School Type: Public
Academic Performance in High School: Some good some bad

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Diversity Committee / Minority Initiative, Choir
Volunteer Experiences:

College Application Essays

52 Words
In high school I was very active in choir, even obtaining a spot in the coveted "honors choir", the highest ranking choir of all of the choirs at my high school. It was my goal, when entering college to obtain a degree in nursing, so that I could help others.

Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
686 Words
Everyone has a point in their life that they would call, “life changing”. It could have been when they learned to ride a bike or when they learned to drive a car. It could have been when someone they loved died or when they met someone who would change their life forever. It is there for everyone, even if they have to look deep within, beneath all of the barriers meant to keep them hidden. My “life changing” experience occurred...

College Admissions Advice

My favorite course thus far, and why
14 Words
My favorite course was...

Why I declined other schools
26 Words
They did not have the welcoming feeling that...

Post-college plans
22 Words
My post college plans were, initially, to...

What I’d change about my school if I were student body president
21 Words
I would try to influence programs...

How to approach transferring schools
46 Words
Really look at your options and consider what is the best fit for your...