College Admissions Info

University of Texas - Austin, ‘19
BS, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I got a full scholarship to my school that includes books, housing, and food.
From: Houston , Texas
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 5 schools
Accepted At: UC Davis, UCSD, UT Austin, UT San Antonio, Texas A&M
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1350
Highest SAT: 1910
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 10%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Low at first but improved
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: School Jazz / Orchestra, National Honor Society, Science Club/Team, Political Campaign
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College Application Essays

From a very young age, I had recognized the inevitability of challenges and hardships as a usual part of my life. The idea of struggle was not a distant probability but a continuous battle my family and I fought. Raised in and out of my grandmother’s home, my siblings and I paid witness to a spectrum of difficulties as children. My parents, whose love I have never questioned, were, and continue to be, in a perpetual battle with each...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
681 Words
Considering your lifetime goals, discuss how your current and future academic and extra-curricular activities might help you achieve your goals. As children the very idea of a trip to the zoo made our hearts leap into our throats. This reaction is unsurprising as we let our imaginations control our thoughts. Elephant rides and lion chases were common hopes in my own mind. Of course, as we grew older and matured, the zoo appeared less and less exciting, some even groaning...

College Admissions Advice

Post-college plans
104 Words
Schools like to know that you are focused and dedicated to getting your education. If you show that you have a plan and will stick to it, you've become that much...

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
64 Words
Clubs that students at my school were involved in tended to be the Honor Societies. While that is great...

My advice about getting recommenders
152 Words
Recommendations are definitely an essential, not only to your college application, but as well as scholarship applications. The best recommendations come from the teachers/adults you have grown close with. Parents and relatives don't cut it. Club sponsors or volunteer officials can give insight on your...