College Admissions Info

University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign, ‘18
BS, Food Science

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Latino studying food engineering at Illinois. Proud member of the Marching Illini and Phi Kappa Tau fraternity.
From: Chicago , Illinois
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 2 schools
Accepted At: Illinois, Wisconsin
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Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: English, Spanish

Test Scores

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High School Performance

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Top 50%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Football, Swimming/Diving, Water Polo
Extracurricular Activities: Marching Band, American Red Cross, After School Sports Coach, Biking/Cycling, Boy/Girl Scouts, Latino Student Association, Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band, Math Team, School Band, School Jazz / Orchestra
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College Application Essays

As high school was coming to an end, I was unsure in which direction I was heading. Friends were moving to different states to chase their dreams while I still could not figure mine out. I was lost so community college seemed to be a good place to start. There, I was exposed to a wide variety of interesting courses and topics while meeting peculiar colleagues and professors. This transition was both frightening and exhilarating, making me realize I was...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
17 Words
Transferring to the university of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign college of ACES. Major Food Science, concentration food engineering.

College Admissions Advice

How to approach transferring schools
391 Words
I am a transfer student from Harold Washington College. Let me tell you that transferring is way much easier than getting in as a freshmen. You start off with a clean slate. If you are transferring from colleges, I suggest you first do your research into where do you want to go. It is crucial to have as much information as possible regarding your major because it makes the process easier; however, if you are still not sure don't worry! In my case, I wanted to attend UIUC and do food science. I research the classes required to transfer in...