College Admissions Info

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: West Haven
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Sibling, Other Family Member
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 2 schools
Accepted At: BYU, Utah State U
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Highest ACT:
Other ACT Scores:
ACT Prep:

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 5%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
College Classes In High School:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Volunteer Experiences:
Awards Received:

College Application Essays

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
213 Words
What is one of the most difficult things you have ever done or experienced? What made it difficult and what did you learn? It seems my family has always been faced with financial difficulties. My father has been laid off a few times; so my mom has had to give up being a full-time mom to go back to work. Since the time I was in second grade my parents have both worked full-time and at different times gone back...

College Admissions Advice

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
97 Words
BYU has a basic academic scholarship program and as long as your GPA stays above whatever their cutoff, you'll most likely get one. Make sure to pay attention to...

How I chose schools to apply to
79 Words
When it came time to decide which schools to apply for, ultimately money became the biggest issue. I only applied to schools that I...

Post-college plans
28 Words
I plan to take a year off to...

How to increase chances at my school
94 Words
BYU is just like any other school, in which they have specific standards that each applicant has to reach. Getting a high ACT score and keeping up a...

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
80 Words
BYU is a firm believer in student jobs. I've had an on-campus job since my second semester here. The nice thing is often you...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
130 Words
I know BYU gets kind of that "Happy Valley" wrap, but living in Provo is actually pretty great. Provo is a prime spot for start-ups so there is always a cool new restaurant/food truck to try out. The...

What I’d change about my application process
24 Words
I think if I could do it...

Why I declined other schools
84 Words
There was one other school that I got into that I was really tempted to go to, but it was for all the wrong reasons...

Why I ultimately chose my school
29 Words
I always knew that if I got in to...