College Admissions Info

University of Illinois - Chicago , ‘12
BA, High School Education, Middle School Education

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • 9 advice topics

Student Background

I'm a former teacher who found herself passionate about speech and language! As a result, I'm going for a Master's degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders and I couldn't be more excited!
From: Lino Lakes
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 4 schools
Accepted At: U Illinois, MSU, STC
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish, Korean

Test Scores

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High School Performance

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High School Type: Public
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Cheer/Spirit Squad
How Spent Summers:
Volunteer Experiences:

College Application Essays

College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
29 Words
Visit more schools! I only actually toured one. In...

My favorite course thus far, and why
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My favorite course was Geography 151. I HIGHLY recommend...

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
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There are a lot of opportunities to do...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
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I recommend doing anything that can get you leadership or career experience. I...

Why I ultimately chose my school
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I'm from Minnesota and had never lived...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
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I loved being in the middle of Chicago and there...

How to increase chances at my school
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UIC loves diversity and research. They...

My advice about getting recommenders
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Ask anyone and everyone! The worst that can happen is that...

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
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I was an RA and played rugby. I chose to be an RA because I wanted to be...