College Admissions Info

emoreno96
emoreno96
University of Central Florida ‘19
BBA, Law and Legal Studies, Business Management, Business Administration and Management, Political Science and Government

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

First generation freshman major in Business Administration/Management at UCF.
From: Miami , Florida
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 4 schools
Accepted At: UCF, Florida, FSU, FGCU
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

1700
SAT
27
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1220
Highest SAT: 1700
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High School Performance

3.70
GPA
Top 5%
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High School Type: Magnet
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

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College Application Essays

I was only nine months old when my parents decided to uproot their lives and travel overseas from Nicaragua to Florida, in hopes of anticipating everything the Land of Opportunity had to offer a pair of newlyweds and their infant son. Having been raised in a small home where I watched my parents come home from working their minimum wage jobs, I was taught firsthand the value of perseverance and the significance of dedication. As I got older, my family...







Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
514 Words
Topic: In a concise narrative, describe your notion of "the good life." How will your undergraduate experience at the University of Florida prepare you to live "the good life"? Over the years, the concept of “the good life” has been defined by many. Interpretations comprised of aspirations such as having enough money to buy a big house or get the latest car, maybe even travel the world. However, I perceive the good life as something simple - something without a...







Additional Essay Details:
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Make sure you get teachers to review your essays! Proper grammar is imperative when submitting college essays.

College Admissions Advice

Why I declined other schools
251 Words
As someone who was accepted to every college I applied to, including the prestigious University of Florida and Florida State University, one of the most common reactions I received from my peers was why I would choose the "third best" University of Central Florida. First off, let me assure you that school ranking, contrary to popular belief, IS relative. Don't let the pressures of choosing the "best" school influence your decision in where you attend...







What I like about my school’s location and culture
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My school is located in Orlando, Florida -...





My advice about getting recommenders
61 Words
Get to know your teachers. They are there for you, they want to see you succeed. Don't hesitate...





My favorite course thus far, and why
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My favorite class this semester is Personal Finance and Investments (FIN 2100). Initially, I chose this class solely because it fit with my schedule. The first day of classes, I quickly realized I may have been out of my...





How to increase chances at my school
155 Words
Half of the work is to be sure to present yourself in the best way possible. You want to dig up everything you've ever done in high school, and showcase it in a way that highlights your achievements and demonstrates your work ethic. This includes solidifying your...