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PLNU ‘19
B.S., Business Management
I'm the perfectionist who understands what it's like to have to do everything, and yet still be successful in those things you choose to do.
Features Included
4
Essays
6
Schools
3
Scores
3
Advice
5
ECs
3
Sports

Background

Hometown Pittsburg, California
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Texas Tech University (Lubbock, TX)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • University of Texas - Austin (Austin, TX)
  • Butler University
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Point Loma Nazarene University (San Diego, CA)

Applied for in Business Management

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
122 Words
Overcoming personal struggle
My personnal statemt in summation was about the struggle I had with moving from Albuquerque, NM to Pittsburg, CA. Not only was their trouble in of course leaving behind everything I know, but in also coming to a place in which the diversity is so extreme that being caucasian had me excluded from making friends. I was the strange white girl who wanted to succeed in school and therefore was not only a teacher's pet but of course like every...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
627 Words
I am not one to talk about myself, making the idea of a personal statement daunting. I would prefer to be writing an emotional piece about someone involved in my life, but then again, I am normally an emotional person. Even though this is all true, I would not characterize myself as shy. Overall, the things I have learned to accept about myself over my mere eighteen years of life are a combination of the “best” and some of the ...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
443 Words
A friend once told me that we have an infinite number of seconds, but a limited amount of time. Within moments our body acts and reacts and that infinite amount of time passes into a new quandary of infinity. In a space completely my own, in my mind, I ponder the infinite possibilities to do something great within this limited infinity that is my life. Maybe one day the call will be to medicine, to the orchestra pit, to outer...
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Supplemental Essay Amusing anecdote
487 Words
My old, slightly baggy t-shirt goes on, coming to rest just on top of my hips. The shorts I wear make a swooshing sound as I walk around. I have never considered running shoes flattering as I slip my feet into these soles. They are neoprene-grey with a faded strip that once glowed in the dark, and a bow for added embellishment. I slather on a greasy barrier between the sun and me. Last, but not least, the overused hair...
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General Admissions Advice

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
158 Words
I interviewed for Brown University in spring 2015. The interview was very casual. I was asked a couple questions about myself and interest in the school and was invited to give my most honest answers. They want to get a sense of who you are in a nut...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
26 Words
If you can do study abroad programs then...
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Why I declined other schools
163 Words
When I was making the final decision it came down to a couple of things; financial aid, location, and oppurtunity to thrive. While the other schools I was accepted into offer great educations PLNU offered the best all around for my growth. As a student I believe this choice...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.5
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1780
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1270
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsCross Country, Swimming/Diving, Track & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesChurch, Marching Band, Rotary Club, School Theater/Plays, School Jazz / Orchestra
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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