College Admissions Info

University of Central Florida, ‘18
BS, Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering, Biomedical Sciences and Molecular Medicine

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Vanessa, biomedical engineering major. I'd love to help you!
From: Pembroke Pines , Florida
Gender: Female
First Gen College Student: Yes
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: Sibling
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 2 schools
Accepted At: FIU, Miami
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1340
Highest SAT: 1890
Highest ACT:

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 5%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Choir, Tutoring/Mentoring
Volunteer Experiences:
Awards Received:

College Application Essays

College Admissions Advice

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
150 Words
My school is actually smaller than it appears. Most of the main buildings where classes are located are oriented near the center, so it's actually quite easy to get from class to class. There is not a lot of housing options but the residence halls...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
188 Words
During the summer in high school, it's really great to get in as many community service hours as you can. You have lots of time during the summer and it will allow you to exceed your high school's service hour requirements and qualify for more scholarships when you apply for college. It's also a great way...

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
209 Words
I'm lucky enough to receive enough financial aid from grants and scholarships to not have to take out any loans. There are three things you need to keep in mind to try to pay as little out of your own pocket as possible: 1) Apply to anything and everything. The goal is to get as much "free money" as you can to avoid...