College Admissions Info

Carthage College, ‘18
BA, Asian Studies

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am a sophomore at Carthage College in Kenosha, Wisconsin. I am majoring in Asian Studies with minors in Japanese and English. I hope to go on to graduate school to earn my PhD and become a college professor.
From: Kenosha , Wisconsin
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 1 school
Accepted At: CC
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Japanese

Test Scores

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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
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Extracurriculars & Awards

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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Volunteer/public interest work
180 Words
I have always worked with a mission called the Homeless Breakfast since I was very little. I would follow my father to this routine Sunday morning event not fully comprehending what I was doing until I was a junior in Girl Scouts. At that time I learned I could make an impact on the lives I saw every Sunday not only by serving them breakfast but by collecting personal care items. I have collected these items (soap, shampoo, lotion, chapstick,...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
27 Words
The essay discussed how Carthage is very close by, affordable, offers great opportunities, and offers classes in Japanese, a language I desired to learn since middle school.

College Admissions Advice

My favorite course thus far, and why
23 Words
Sociology and Religion have been my favorite...

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
48 Words
Just because it's a private Lutheran school, there is no prejudice over your race,...

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
139 Words
Carthage offers lots of scholarships through just applying alone. I am able to fund 60% of my tuition through the scholarships I received at Carthage which were based on where I live, my GPA, my ACT score, and participating in their full ride...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
117 Words
I use my summer to work, work, work. Yes, I still had time to spend with friends and have fun. I spent a lot of my time earning and saving money for that next tuition...

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
115 Words
It's ok to not participate in extracurriculars your first year of college. I didn't get involved in much until my second semester of freshman year when I became a writing tutor. Now that I have...

Why I ultimately chose my school
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I chose Carthage when I took a Creative Writing course there during my senior year of high school. That was the deciding factor because I really enjoyed the class, the professor, the students, and the campus....

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
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Greek life is very popular at Carthage. Other popular groups include a spread of service-oriented clubs and major-specific clubs. There are a ton of extracurricular clubs and groups at Carthage and there's a lot to do in your off time....