College Admissions Info

Southern Illinois65294
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale , ‘16
BS, Accounting

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

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.
From: Girard , Illinois
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Parent
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 4 schools
Accepted At: Southern Illinois, DePaul, DigiPen, Illinois
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

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High School Performance

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Top 5%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: National Honor Society
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Failure experience
39 Words
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.

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.

College 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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...