College Admissions Info

Pennsylvania State University - University Park, ‘16
BFA, Film, Video, and Photography, Literature

Profile Overview

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Student Background

Outgoing, passionate and studious filmmaker from Costa Rica going to school in Boston
From: San Jose
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: Both Parents, Grandparent, Sibling
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 9 schools
Accepted At: Cal Arts, UCF, Drexel, Penn State, UCLA, Emerson, FSU
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish, French

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1340
Highest SAT: 1890
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High School Performance

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Top 10%
High School Type: International
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Basketball, Soccer, Golf
Extracurricular Activities: Clean Ocean Beach Sweeps / River Cleanup, Drama Production Crew, Conservancy Volunteer, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization
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College Application Essays

Novelist Henry Adams once said, “All experience is an arch, to build upon.” Adams understood a very eminent aspect of our lives. He perceived that we are molded and shaped by our surroundings and the experiences and situations that occur to us. As an aspiring filmmaker, I am defied to see the world in a very distinct and individualistic manner. Therefore, I learn from every event I record, and try too, to learn and take something valuable away from every...

College Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
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Find a school thats a good fit for you, read as many reviews as you can, make sure the school offers the major you would be interested in. If you can visit, do so if not join the class Facebook pages in which you will meet a lot of people in a similar boat as you or...