College Admissions Info

Ryan T.
Ryan T.
University of California - Irvine, ‘18
BA, Journalism

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am a first year literary journalism.
From: Torrance
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: Sibling
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 5 schools
Accepted At: CSULB, Penn State, UC Irvine
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1250
Highest SAT: 1750

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 25%
High School Type: Public
Academic Performance in High School: Some good some bad
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Choir, Marching Band, School Jazz / Orchestra
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Family background
501 Words
Hardship should never hinder anyone from attempting to fulfill a set of goals or dreams. In my case, my background of adversity and the complete absence of role models throughout my youth never kept me from desiring something more. In fact, it fueled a desire to rise above my circumstances. I knew from a young age that I was fortunate to have a taste for passion and an admiration for hard work. I remember thinking in grade school, “I’m...

Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
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College Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
105 Words
Although my academic record was not necessarily as strong as many of my peers, I set myself apart via my determination and resolve to always reach my goals and serve as a...