College Admissions Info

Truman State University, ‘19
BS, Communication Disorders

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Female, 18. Strong student and academic skills, I put a lot of thought and planning into my college decision, and then into my college path. And it paid off.
From: St Charles , Missouri
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 2 schools
Accepted At: Truman State, Lindenwood
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Highest SAT: 200
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High School Performance

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Top 25%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Choir, Church, Community Cleanup / Service, Debate Club/Team, Drama Production Crew, Beta Club, Quiz Bowl/Academic Bowl, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, School Theater/Plays, Student Council / Government, Tutoring/Mentoring, French Club
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Issue of personal significance
522 Words
Don’t Touch Me: And other phrases that make me seem cold Throughout my childhood, I had a pretty...interesting life. My parents were divorced, I lived with my dad, who wasn’t big on physical displays of affection, or verbal for that matter, at the time. We moved every few years. I was hurt by several close friends, and all this culminated into the person I am today. Reserved, and friendly from a distance. Someone who finds it hard...

College Admissions Advice

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
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The thing that you need to know about Truman State University, especially when it comes to their many many many extracurricular activities, is that it’s a liberal arts college. What that means, is that our school is more than just an educational facility. You don’t come to Truman State University just for a degree. That’s like going to payless for one shoe. The curriculum at truman state university is well rounded and diverse, like it’s students. Truman state university focuses on expanding your world view, exposing you to arts, literature, history, culture, basically everything is takes...

My favorite course thus far, and why
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Probably advanced public speaking, because it's...

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
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driven, passionate,...

What I’d change about my school if I were student body president
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Nothing! It's...

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
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I knew virtually everything there was to know, I did...

What I’d change about my application process
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Again, nothing. The essay was...

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
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No, and I did just fine on my own. If...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
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Volunteer work! It looks so good, and it shows...

What set me apart from other applicants
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My essay. In it I talked about my business plan to...

How to approach transferring schools
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Get your GPA up as high as you...

Why I declined other schools
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It really came down to two things for me. Curriculum, and...

Post-college plans
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I'm not one hundred percent...

Why I ultimately chose my school
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The curriculum. I'm interested in expanding...

How to increase chances at my school
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Make yourself look well rounded...