College Admissions Info

Arizona State University, ‘18
BA, High School Education

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am a first generation college student majoring in Educational Studies at Arizona State University.
From: Pittsburgh , Pennsylvania
Gender: Male
First Gen College Student: Yes
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Accepted At: SRU
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1290
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High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 25%
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Football, Swimming/Diving
Extracurricular Activities: DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America), Younglife (Christian)
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement for Arizona State: One moment that changed you
133 Words
I wrote about my experience dealing with the death of a classmate. Phil passed away my sophomore year of high school, and he was very close to a lot of my friends and my brother. His death impacted me in so many ways, as I was challenged to look at who I was and what I was doing to get where I wanted to go. I talked about who Phil was as a person, or at least how I saw...

College Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
203 Words
I chose Arizona State University for several reasons. First of all, I was accepted. That made sound funny, but that didn't seem like a real possibility for me growing up. I came from a family that didn't have a history of higher education, and both of my siblings did not attend college. I was a B-rate student, and didn't play as...

How I chose schools to apply to
251 Words
When I starting looking at college, I went to my school counselor for advice. I had never met her before senior year, but she had worked with my brother a few years before. He was not as focused on school as I was, so she had a negative perception of who I was as a student and what I could do. I told her I was hoping to apply to a few schools in the...

Post-college plans
94 Words
My plans after college are pretty open-ended, which I enjoy. I will have a degree that will allow me to work in several fields and have different options...

What I like about my school’s location and culture (Arizona State)
45 Words
Tempe is built around Arizona State, which means everything in town is about the...