College Admissions Info

brianm38
Biola University ‘19
BA, Public Relations

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Escondido , California
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Applied To: 5 schools
Accepted At: Biola, UC Irvine, UC Riverside
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

2070
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1450
Highest SAT: 2070
Other SAT Scores:
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

3.95
GPA
Top 5%
Rank
High School Type: Religious
College Classes In High School:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: National Honor Society, Yearbook, Student Council / Government, School Band, School theater/plays
How Spent Summers:
Work:
Awards Received:

College Application Essays

419 Words
The long hours of practice had finally paid off. The scrapes, embarrassment, and frustration took on a new meaning. Dostoevsky’s words rang true: “The darker the night, the brighter the stars.” I was skating off the stage in front of the audience during my school’s production of Little Women, the musical, and my mind was on one thing: I was rollerblading! To many, this may not seem like an accomplishment worth noting. However, in the weeks leading up...







Supplemental Essay: Strong beliefs/principles
424 Words
Throughout the years, my personal faith has felt like a roller coaster. There have been periods when I have thought that my relationship with Christ was rock solid, only to followed by a time of lethargy. At the time I didn't know what to make of this. If I had doubt, did that mean that I wasn't supposed to be a Christian? I thought that uncertainty was a sign of unbelief, and wondered about the status of my salvation. Romans 11:23 ...







Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
336 Words
Everybody loves the underdog. The character, determination, and sheer heart that they demonstrate is inspiring. Is that really the truth of the matter, however? I come from a high school of 150 students, meaning that we are always the underdog. The other schools in the area have never heard of my high school, much less expect them to succeed. After all, what can such a small group of people actually accomplish? It is easy to sit back and accept that mindset....





College Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
50 Words
I knew that I wanted to stay in California, so I picked schools that were...





What I’d change about my application process
23 Words
I would apply sooner and look for...





My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
83 Words
The activity that takes up the majority of my time is track. I run the 400m and the 400m hurdles for the team, which means...





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