College Admissions Info

University of Rochester, ‘
Public Health, Public Health Studies, Public Health Education

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am currently a sophomore at the University of Rochester studying Public Health and Pre-Medicine. I am also an NCAA Division III athlete at my school for lacrosse.
From: Sandy , Utah
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Action, Recruited for Sport
Applied To: 10 schools
Accepted At: BU, CC, Centre, Rochester, Syracuse, San Diego, Smith, Utah, Westminister
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Highest ACT:
ACT Prep:

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 10%
High School Type: Religious
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
College Classes In High School:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Basketball, Lacrosse
Extracurricular Activities: Yearbook, Tutoring/Mentoring
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Volunteer/public interest work
262 Words
Education plays an important role in innovating and moving our country forward.It all has to start somewhere, that somewhere is preschool. Yes, it may sound silly, but preschool is crucial for a child’s development. It allows them to develop socially and academically. There have been many studies that have shown higher test scores in children who have attended preschool before kindergarten. I have witnessed first hand the wonders that a preschool can do for a child. I started...

Supplemental Essay: Diversity statement
1207 Words
I believe in contrast. I am a liberal living in a conservative Utah, and a Presbyterian who goes to a Catholic school in a state that is predominantly Mormon. I live in Utah, but have never skied a day in my life. I play lacrosse, a violent sport, yet I volunteer at the Children’s Center, a refuge that helps children with anger management issues and mental disabilities. I am the poster child for controversy, a walking dichotomy. Seemingly, I...

College Admissions Advice

My favorite course thus far, and why
105 Words
I took a course in the fall of my freshman year called Speaking Stones. My school sits next to one of the largest Victorian cemeteries in the nation. This class met once...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
215 Words
It is often conveyed that colleges want to see a well-rounded student, and therefore you should try to dabble in a little bit of everything your high school or town offers during the summer. As the years go on, colleges are veering away from the well-rounded student and looking for those who have passions. For instance, I loved lacrosse. I played for my high school,...

How I chose schools to apply to
162 Words
I started the whole college process fairly early. How I began was choosing regions of the nation where I could see myself living. In my case, I chose the Western and Eastern coastlines, nothing really in the center of the nation besides a school in Wisconsin. Then I further...

Reaching out to professors and coaches at schools I applied to
132 Words
I was in the unique situation where I had the opportunity to continue my lacrosse career into college. When I reached out to coaches, I gave them all my basic information and told them specifically why I was interested in...

Why I ultimately chose my school
139 Words
The ultimate reason why I chose this school was because of my gut feeling. I know it's a very vague statement and may seem like a cop-out, but that's honestly the only way I can explain it. We are instinctual beings and...