Southern Illinois65294,
Southern Illinois ‘16
B.S., Accounting
I am attending SIU Carbondale, and will be graduating after this coming year. College is all about experiences and learning everything you can, inside and outside of the classroom. Don't study every second, relax, have fun, and party a little.
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Advice
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Sports

Background

Hometown Girard, Illinois
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • DePaul University (Chicago, IL)
  • University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign (Champaign, IL)
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Southern Illinois University - Carbondale (Carbondale, IL)

Applied for a B.S. in Accounting

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Parent

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
39 Words
Failure experience
My personal statement was one that involved my sister. In which I stated that watching my sister fail and possibly get to the lowest point I could ever imagine, encouraged me and gave me a reason to do better.
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Supplemental Essay Strong beliefs/principles
22 Words
I stated that why I believe the way I do, and that nothing was going to stop me or quell my beliefs.
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General Admissions Advice

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
40 Words
You have to look past a school's reputation. like the old saying ...
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My favorite course thus far, and why
79 Words
My favorite courses have been Philosophy courses, without a second thought. I have taken four (104, 105, 210, 309i) and each one of them has been an...
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What set me apart from other applicants
94 Words
What set me apart from other applicants is a unique story with a unique set of experiences. Everyone is different and has the ability to make a unique...
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Why I declined other schools
70 Words
All of my family went to SIU, my dad, both uncles, and even my aunt. Every single one of them are...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
101 Words
My school's location is that of a typical college town. I wanted to get away from my parents and have the typical college experience, whether or not someone wants that...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.87
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
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Test Scores

Highest ACT
31
 
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Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesNational Honor Society
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