College Admissions Info

Lenoir Rhyne University, ‘19
BA, Criminal Justice and Safety Studies

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Undergrad Criminal Justice major, with a minor in International politics & law.
From: Winston-Salem , North Carolina
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Action
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: French, Spanish, Swedish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1350
Highest SAT: 1900
Highest ACT:

High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 25%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

None reported

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Career aspirations
234 Words
One of the biggest cliches ever used is "you only get one life to live." Despite every English teacher I've ever had telling me not to, I'm going to use that cliche here. Because while obvious and overused, it still rings true. Each moment we live is unique in our lifetime, just as we are unique in the universe, and once it passes, it can never be lived again. So each moment we have, each thing we do, each choice...

Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
612 Words
Have you ever had one of those moments when everything is going great, and you're filled with this wonderful feeling of contentment and peace? Have you ever seen everything you've worked for be ruined in a single moment, leaving behind this awful feeling of despair and hopelessness? I've lived a life full of both. I've been a three-about to be four- time national champion for various teams. I've worked hard for weeks and then been able to sit back and...

College Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
126 Words
Friendly--maybe it is just the small school experience, but everyone here is open to new people and helpful to those who seem confused or lost. Involved--most every person on campus is involved in some kind of extra-curricular,...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
91 Words
Lenoir-Rhyne is in Hickory, North Carolina. Hickory is on the smaller side, definitely not a large city, but also not a rural small town. It fits right...

Why I ultimately chose my school
110 Words
I was offered admission into a few different schools, and while the financial aspect certain played a key part in my decision, the ultimate reason I chose my school is because of my...

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
103 Words
The biggest advice I can offer when it comes to scholarships and loans is to not wait, to get started as early as possible. This will give you the best chances...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
32 Words
Jobs during breaks are extremely helpful in helping pay for...