College Admissions Info

University of Texas of the Permian Basin, ‘19
BA, Political Science and Government, Communication and Media Studies

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

College student
From: Fort Worth , Texas
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: UTPB, UT Austin, Texas A&M, Lewis & Clark
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Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1390
Highest SAT: 1970
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High School Performance

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Top 50%
High School Type: Magnet
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Soccer
Extracurricular Activities: School Theater/Plays, Debate Club/Team, Dance, Science Club/Team
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Place you’re content
436 Words
Today comfort and contentment are things that large corporations are searching to commercialize in order to turn a profit. The increasing popularity of the idea of comfort in a can, or a car, or a couch has lead people to believe that they need certain things to be content or comfortable. However the truth is that true contentment cannot be bought or sold, it is found in the warmth of familial embrace or the joy of being around people that...

College Admissions Advice

Why I declined other schools
70 Words
I chose to go to the University of Texas of the Permian basin because they offered me a massive scholarship. I...

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
55 Words
a lot of the students at UTPB are in their late 40s or early 50s and are...

What I’d change about my application process
72 Words
Towards the end of my application process many of my essays began to sound stiff and uncomfortable but rather than put in...

Why I ultimately chose my school
55 Words
In the end my decision came down to money, the advantage of going to a smaller school...

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
152 Words
I put a lot of time and effort into applying for scholarships and in the end I received two major scholarships that allowed me to pursue my education without the stress of worrying about money. This is not to say that there is anything wrong with...