College Admissions Info

Xavier University, ‘16
BBA, Entrepreneurship

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Xavier Business Management Major Entrepreneur Minor
From: Seattle , Washington
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 5 schools
Accepted At: Xavier, Gonzaga, U of Portland, SU
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: English

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1270
Highest SAT: 1770
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High School Performance

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High School Type: Religious
Academic Performance in High School: Low at first but improved
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Baseball, Football (Recruited)
Extracurricular Activities: Tutoring/Mentoring, Community Cleanup / Service, School Choir
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Diversity statement
528 Words
*This was used as an essay for a diversity scholarship that I was awarded after submitting and competing with other applicants* I was born and raised in South Seattle, one of the most diverse areas of the city, but have always gone to private schools and had mostly white classmates. At age eight I wanted to start playing little league baseball, and my parents were faced with a decision. Would I play with all my school friends in a league...

College Admissions Advice

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
100 Words
Always look up opportunities for scholarship offers at your schools. I applied for a multicultural scholarship and was awarded it after writing an essay. You have nothing to lose by...

How I chose schools to apply to
119 Words
Don't be afraid to ask people you know as well as counselors and teachers at your school. You can always use resources at your school and online and do research on the schools that interest you....

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
105 Words
Always try to be involved at your school and look for any leadership opportunities present. Volunteer for anything from sports camps to summer schools or anything that puts you in a position...

My advice about getting recommenders
54 Words
I selected coaches on my high school teams as well as bosses at jobs that I...

What I’d change about my application process
52 Words
I wish that I would have applied to more schools, especially ones that I originally doubted...

How to increase chances at my school
151 Words
There are many opportunities high schools have to offer their students and I would recommend that you take advantage of as many of them as you can. Do not limit yourself to just sports or just drama club or just the school choir. Colleges love...

What set me apart from other applicants
201 Words
Some of the major aspects of me that set me apart from all over Xavier applicants are both my geographical and ethnical background. Xavier rarely gets many applicants from the west coast in general, and even less from Seattle. As a junior today I can probably count on one hand how many students I have met at this school from...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
200 Words
After growing up on the west coast for almost 19 years I was excited to see what the Midwest and other parts of the country had to offer. Since I had gone to Catholic school my whole life and a Jesuit high school, the Jesuit Catholic environment at Xavier made my school experience very comfortable and reminded me of home. But...