College Admissions Info

lauraj
lauraj
Baylor University ‘15
BBA, Accounting

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I'm a senior accounting major.
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 3 schools
Accepted At: Texas A&M, UTDallas, Baylor
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: French, German

Test Scores

2110
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1470
Highest SAT: 2110
Other SAT Scores:
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

3.78
GPA
Top 25%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Debate Club/Team, Library Volunteer, Junior Classical League / Latin Club
How Spent Summers:

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Controversial topic
1339 Words
“Are we alone?” This question has haunted everyone from the ancient Greeks to modern scientists. Everyone has wanted to know whether or not the bright pin-points of light visible at night in the sky are merely dead clumps of matter, or if they have life on them possibly intelligent enough to communicate with humans. In recent times, with the advent of more advanced technology has come the possibility that, in the event that a civilization actually tried to contact us,...



















College Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
151 Words
One of the schools I chose was based off of the fact that it is in my home town and I had grown up in the culture of the university. I was also extremely familiar with the campus, which was an added bonus. The second...





My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
118 Words
I was involved my freshman year in the honors college, which is a residence organization for honors students and involved many events and several classes that we were all required to take together. I enjoyed...





List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
132 Words
One school was in the same city I'd grown up in so I actually made a campus visit my junior year of high school as part of a summer program put on by said college for local high school students....





Recommended summer activities during high school and college
84 Words
I would highly recommend getting a job if possible during the summers, and if not, getting some sort of volunteer or internship experience. Volunteer or...





What I like about my school’s location and culture
155 Words
My school definitely has a particular culture and there seem to be a strong divide between people who love it and people who hate it. The sense of Christianity on campus is very strong, although not everyone is Christian or is serious about it and it is...