College Admissions Info

rodrigko
rodrigko
Boston College ‘18
BS, Psychology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I'm a preppy athlete from Brooklyn who regrettably didn't really put academics as a priority.
From: Brooklyn , New York
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: Sibling
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 12 schools
Accepted At: Vassar, Colgate, Villanova, Lehigh, Case, BC, Binghamton
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Portuguese, Spanish

Test Scores

2040
SAT
32
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1430
Highest SAT: 2040
Other SAT Scores:
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High School Performance

3.40
GPA
Top 50%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Some good some bad

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Cross Country, Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: American Cancer Society, National Honor Society, Political Campaign, Tutoring/Mentoring
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College Application Essays

As I slow my stride to look around, I see others on my track team working through their exhaustion and keeping a steady pace. Most of the time I can push forward, as the track is where I find solace and really feel alive. Sports have always been a large part of my life, but today I can’t help imagine running off the track straight into my home to fill the mold of my bed. I normally don’t...









College Admissions Advice

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
901 Words
I had a couple interviews, and I honestly was very excited about doing interviews because I felt that I was so much more than my GPA and my test scores and if I could just get the admission committee to see that I could get in! Yale: So Yale was my dream and my interview. I had an on campus interview in the summer right before I applied. My advice is dress pretty professional. You don't need a suit but make sure you clean up. It lasted around 45-50 minutes (although most last 30 minutes for on campus). It's done with...















Why I ultimately chose my school
240 Words
I'm not going to lie, when applying to my schools I didn't think I would end up at Boston College, I mean I never even visited it before I was accepted. However, as rejections and acceptances came I started exploring BC more and I fell in love. From the moment I walked on the beautiful campus for accepted eagle day I knew this was my school. It had everything I loved,...