mswanagan
mswanagan,
Southern Illinois
B.S., Criminal Justice and Corrections
Intersectional Feminist with a voracious appetite for learning.
Features Included
2
Essays
2
Schools
1
Scores
5
Advice
2
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Urbana, Illinois
GenderFemale
EthnicityBlack / African American
AdmissionTransfer
Class of2012
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign (Champaign, IL)
Tap/click a school logo above to view essays and advice specific to that school.

Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville (Edwardsville, IL)

Applied for a B.S. in Criminal Justice and Corrections

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

These essays haven't been tagged by school. Click school logos above to see tagged essays.

Personal Statement
52 Words
Career aspirations, Art/acting/singing
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.
Read more...
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...
Read more...

General Admissions Advice

My favorite course thus far, and why
14 Words
My favorite course was...
Read more...
Why I declined other schools
26 Words
They did not have the welcoming feeling that...
Read more...
Post-college plans
22 Words
My post college plans were, initially, to...
Read more...
What I’d change about my school if I were student body president
21 Words
I would try to influence programs...
Read more...
How to approach transferring schools
46 Words
Really look at your options and consider what is the best fit for your...
Read more...

High School Performance

GPA
2.80
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 50%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Some good some bad

Test Scores

Highest ACT
24
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesDiversity Committee / Minority Initiative, Choir

Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences

Similar Profiles

Osmanee
NYU


Accepted to NYU

Dedicated and incredibly persistent towards my goals.
jessica.saintf…
Pitzer


Accepted to Hamilton, Howard, Pitzer, Scripps, Skidmore, Spelman, Trinity, Miami

Hey, I'm Jessica! I am currently studying Human Biology/Chemistry at Pitzer College as a first-year. I love to sing, dance, and play my instruments (my main instrument is the bassoon).
rawrrae
Dartmouth


Accepted to Dartmouth, Bates, Howard, UConn, Miami OH, Kent State

I am a first generation college student at Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH. I am currently a cheerleader on the Dartmouth Cheer Team as well as a dancer/choreographer for the Ujima Dance Troupe.
chipotleburrit…
Amherst


Accepted to Amherst, Holy Cross, UMass, Northeastern, Stonehill

Hi! My name is Asia and I'm currently a biology major on pre med track at Amherst College. I play tennis and the baritone saxophone!
cardinalbree
Stanford


Accepted to Stanford, USC, UCLA

I'm a recent college grad who went to my dream school. Just apply! :D