College Admissions Info

Brigham Young University - Idaho, ‘16
BFA, Spanish Language and Literature

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am a student attending BYU studying Spanish Translation!
From: Littleton , Colorado
Gender: Male
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Regular Decision, Transfer
Applied To: 3 schools
Accepted At: Colorado State, BYU-Idaho, BYU
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

Highest SAT: 1528
Highest ACT:
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High School Performance

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Top 25%
High School Type: Public
Academic Performance in High School: Low at first but improved

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Lacrosse, Tennis
Extracurricular Activities: Broadcast Journalism / Media / Television
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College Application Essays

155 Words
Imagine walking a 400-acre campus shackled to a ball and chain! Not easy or fun. I chained myself to this lead ball by not applying myself my freshman year of college. While serving a full-time mission in Mexico, the light came on. I lost myself in missionary work--a life-changing experience. I gained perspective and set lifetime goals. Back in the “real world,” I developed a strong work ethic through full-time employment as well as finishing my Associate’s degree. This...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
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Additional Essay Details:
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My desire to transfer to BYU is two-fold; BYU-Idaho does not offer a film degree and my desire to attend a church school. My intended field of study is film, with a minor in business. I would like to continue my education at BYU where the Media Arts program is outstanding. There I can prepare for my career in film, producing exceptional, creative entertainment in corporate or entertainment industries.

College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
129 Words
BYU is a very tough school to be accepted to. Coming out of high school I just kind of assumed that I would be able to get in because of who I was, and not entirely because of my...

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
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Students at BYU are involved in a lot of different cool activities. Because of its association with the LDS church, many members of the church come from around the globe to attend the school. There are a...

What set me apart from other applicants
132 Words
When I transferred from BYU Idaho to BYU, I think that one of the things that set me apart was my high transfer gpa. I had decent grades in high school, but struggled my freshman year of college. Because of...

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
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BYU is not only looking for great and intelligent students, but they also want to see that you strive to live the values of the gospel of Jesus Christ. The mission of BYU is to prepare students to...

Why I declined other schools
142 Words
I have attended two different universities up to this point, but ultimately my goal was to end up here at BYU. My parents and other family members have all attended BYU, and I knew that it was a great school. Since I was...