College Admissions Info

University of Connecticut, ‘20
BS, African American Studies

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

The ex-Pharmacy major turned Africana Studies/Urban and Community Studies double major
From: West Haven , Connecticut
Gender: Female
First Gen College Student: Yes
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American
Accepted At: CCSU, UH, USJ
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1180
Other SAT Scores:
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 10%
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
College Classes In High School:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Book Buddies, National Honor Society, School Jazz / Orchestra
Volunteer Experiences:

College Application Essays

The sweltering heat greeted me at the exit of the Port-au-Prince, Haiti airport.. The dominant language switched from English to French and Creole, and my American mentality switched off and my Haitian one turned on. It had been nine years since I've been in Haiti. I could remember only faint memories of my time here. Two days later, my family piled into a couple of cars, and headed out to my grandma's quaint home in the countryside, Port Salut. Along...

College Admissions Advice

Misconceptions I had about college before attending
34 Words
College is reading heavy, like very heavy. For the most...

Post-college plans
43 Words
First of all, your major does not determine your career. If you believed...

What I learned transitioning from high school to college
62 Words
You're an adult now so behave as one. Literally, no one will be holding your hand. If you want...