College Admissions Info

Brigham Young University, ‘20
BA, Creative Writing

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Articulate, tenacious writer with a love for travel and pizza.
From: Salt Lake City , Utah
Gender: Female
First Gen College Student: No
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
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Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1350
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 25%
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Dance, Drill
Extracurricular Activities: Broadcast Journalism / Media / Television, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism
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College Application Essays

My mother, a Mormon living in a small rural town in Utah, had me out of wedlock just weeks after graduating high school. Her boyfriend was twenty-one and a heroin addict. He was, and is, absent from my life. My second father, who my mother married when I was three, wasn’t any better. Over time he revealed himself to be an incredibly hostile, abusive man whom, luckily, my mother divorced. Following their separation, my mother and I found ourselves...

College Admissions Advice

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