SerahJ
SerahJ,
MSU ‘19
B.A., Pre-Law Studies, , Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Administration
I love to help people especially with essays! I am really good at editing writing! My passion is dance. This fall I will be a freshman at Michigan State and I got accepted into the pre-law program, James Madison College.
Features Included
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Essays
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Schools
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Scores
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Advice
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ECs
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Sports

Background

Hometown Glenview
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Malayalam, Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI)
  • University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign (Champaign, IL)
  • Indiana University - Bloomington (Bloomington, IN)
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Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI)

Applied for a B.A. in Pre-Law Studies

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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I basically talked about why I wanted to be apart of the law program and how I came to realize that I wanted to become a lawyer. I talked about how a death in my community made me realize what my drive and passion was. The death was a murder and because it happened on a campus they tried to cover it up and his family never got peace so I wanted be able to do something about that and...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
626 Words
I have Bharthanatyam practices every weekend. This type of Indian dance is more classical and precise. I have been doing Bharthanatyam since I was three years old. Usually, after taking Bharthanatyam classes for 11-12 years there is a final performance called an Arangetram. This performance is kind of like a graduation of dance. It is typically done with the small group that one has been dancing with or it can be done alone. This past summer, I had my Arangetram...
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Supplemental Essay Strong beliefs/principles
366 Words
About a year ago, I thought I knew exactly what I wanted to do. I was completely set on pre-med. I even shadowed doctors. But the course of my future changed in one day. Last February, I received news that a member of our community passed away. He was just a sophomore in college who attended Southern Illinois University. He was also a very close friend to my brother and my cousins. Evidence later showed that it was a homicide. ...
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Additional Essay Details
54 Words
The first essay was basically about an event that showed my transition from childhood to adulthood. I tied that in with my passion and skills that I now display. The second essay was basically about what I plan to do in college and what significant event helped me realize what I wanted to do.
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General Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
80 Words
Make sure you always ask in advance! Give them at least a month, but more if you could. Do not ask a teacher that...
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Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
50 Words
Start searching for scholarships as early as when you apply to schools! There are multiple...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
62 Words
Doing internships looks great on applications, but it also really helps you decide what you want to do because...
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How I chose schools to apply to
66 Words
I chose schools that had great programs for my major, but also schools that made it easy to change majors....
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Why I ultimately chose my school
135 Words
I chose Michigan State because of the amazing pre-law program, the size, and the spirit. Their pre-law program in James Madison College gives so many opportunities that will help you with your future career on top of all the opportunities MSU...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.80
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Low at first but improved
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
27
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details5 classes and scores

Sports

SportsDance , Field Hockey , Track & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesCharity Drive Organizing, Yearbook, National Honor Society, Key Club, Debate Club/Team
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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