College Admissions Info

University of Oregon, ‘19
BBA, Economics, Finance

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Class of 2015 Valedictorian; Econ/Finance dual-major at UO Clark Honors College
From: Anchorage , Alaska
Gender: Male
First Gen College Student: Yes
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 5 schools
Accepted At: U Oregon
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Mandarin, Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1430
Highest SAT: 2030
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High School Performance

Top 1%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Swimming/Diving
Extracurricular Activities: School Theater/Plays, Science Club/Team, Math Team
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Movie or book that changed you
507 Words
Fight Club; the greatest movie of all time. Not only does the film feature fast-paced action starring Brad Pitt alongside Edward Norton in all of their greatness, but it offers ironic and symbolic interpretations of society, people, and culture. While many dismiss the picture as childish, barbaric, and melodramatic, the story seethes with masculine energy and functions as a call to action for all who agree with its underlying message. Fight Club judges society as disgusting and sexually unbalanced in...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
502 Words
I always think ahead. When applying to any school, I plan for the future, which mainly involves its graduate school. As an inspiring participant in the world of finance, the beginning of my career depends greatly on my attendance at a prestigious business school, or at least such credentials would improve my outlook. By extension, my induction into a respectable business program, such as the Ross School of Business, relies on a consistently high grade point average.and high-caliber roster...

Additional Essay Details:
59 Words
I focused my essay on analysis. Many people use their scholarship essay as a chance to reflect on their opinions about themselves, but this turns off college recruiters. They want to see skill; they want to see a student who can immerse himself in a situation, and then offer insightful thoughts about the topic. Don't make it an autobiography.

College Admissions Advice

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
7 Words
weight lifting;...

My favorite course thus far, and why
26 Words
HC 431H - Research Rapa Nui: Terry Hunt...

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
energetic; passionate;...

What I’d change about my school if I were student body president
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I would create a resource...

How to approach transferring schools
14 Words
Know your strengths and...

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
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I took advice from high school counselors;...

What set me apart from other applicants
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My broad range of interests; know exactly what...

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
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Yes; both. Quantity over quality. Disperse your resources equally among many different scholarships. The time you spend on...