College Admissions Info

raroc
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, ‘18

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Lake Bluff , Illinois
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Sibling
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 9 schools
Accepted At: Wisconsin, UMich, U of Minnesota
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

31
ACT
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High School Performance

4.50
GPA
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Volleyball
Extracurricular Activities: Charity Drive Organizing, Community Cleanup / Service, Habitat for Humanity, National Honor Society
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College Application Essays

The annual block party had started. All of my neighbors came out with their families to play games, eat food, and socialize. For the kids, there was a candy filled, crab piñata. One of the little boys who lived two houses down from me volunteered to swing at the piñata first. I watched as his mom wrapped a black handkerchief around his eyes, cautiously handed him a plastic bat and stepped back to observe with the rest of...









Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
406 Words
I want to go into the field of medicine. This desire has been affected recently by two major experiences. This past May my dad passed away from lung cancer 7 weeks after his diagnosis. The experience was the hardest time of my life. I watched my dad go through so much pain and all I could do was sit there helplessly. I wanted nothing more than to help him, but I couldn't. I don’t want to spend the rest of...







Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
234 Words
This past May I joined a new community. It's not one that anyone wants to be in and if I had the choice, I would never join this community. Unfortunately, I didn't have a choice. This community is sometimes referred to as the "dead dads club". The reasons why people don't want to be in this club are crystal clear. However, I have learned things from being in this club. When my dad got sick, I took on more responsibilities...





Additional Essay Details:
86 Words
Essay 1 prompt: Describe the unique qualities that attract you to the specific undergraduate College or School (including preferred admission and dual degree programs) to which you are applying at the University of Michigan. How would that curriculum support your interests? Essay 2 prompt: Everyone belongs to many different communities and/or groups defined by (among other things) shared geography, religion, ethnicity, income, cuisine, interest, race, ideology, or intellectual heritage. Choose one of the communities to which you belong, and describe that...



College Admissions Advice

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
146 Words
Look on the school's website in their "about us" section or "why us" section. Read up on what the school is prepared to offer you in terms of resources like research opportunities, class sizes, intimate relationships with professors, etc. Find things from what the...