College Admissions Info

Daniel Kussman
University of Texas - Austin, ‘18
BBA, Accounting

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am currently a freshman in the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin
From: Plano , Texas
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Both Parents, Grandparent
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 5 schools
Accepted At: UT Austin, Northeastern, Bentley
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: French, Swedish

Test Scores

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High School Performance

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Top 1%
High School Type: Other Private
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Tennis
Extracurricular Activities: Math Team, Book Buddies, National Honor Society, Broadcast Journalism / Media / Television
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College Application Essays

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
672 Words
From Gotham City to London As I watch from a safe distance, I see one man fighting multiple assailants in the darkly lit streets. Throwing punches and kicks, he defeats them all and rescues the woman tied up in the back alley. He then flies over the city in the night sky, forever keeping a watchful eye. After witnessing all this, I did what felt natural to me: I turned the comic book page. All of that sounds exciting, and...

College Admissions Advice

My favorite course thus far, and why
134 Words
408K (Differential calculus). Yes, I know, why would calculus be my favorite course thus far? Well, I had a rough first semester and had trouble figuring myself out, how to study, and stuff like that. I failed the first 2 midterms...

Why I ultimately chose my school
52 Words
I chose UT Austin for its top-notch academics and strong business school. It was not a...

How I chose schools to apply to
71 Words
I did a lot of research about the different colleges and all that they had to offer, including facts about the...

How to increase chances at my school
84 Words
There is no magic formula for being admitted to a college. If you want to increase your chances, you just have to do the one...

My advice about getting recommenders
58 Words
Make sure the people you ask to write recommendations for are people that know you fairly well....