jacobnwatson
jacobnwatson ,
UT Austin ‘18
B.S., Biology
Student, athlete, scientist, nerd, lover of knowledge
Features Included
4
Essays
4
Schools
10
Scores
5
Advice
2
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown San Antonio
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Texas - Austin (Austin, TX)
  • Texas A&M University (College Station, TX)
  • Baylor University (Waco, TX)
  • University of Texas - San Antonio (San Antonio, TX)
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University of Texas - Austin (Austin, TX)

Applied for a B.S. in Biology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
571 Words
Leadership experience
No "I" in Team The air was warm and humid and the sound of heated verbal exchange filled the room. As the tension steadily escalates and shouts begin to fly, it begins to look like a Saturday Night Live political sketch. Although we have come together to plan the senior prom, the collaboration levels in this environment were not exactly up to par. Implied taunts turn to blatant personal attacks; minor disagreements turn to open hostility. Red-faced, the class president...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
821 Words
A Turning Point in History Huddled around a glowing computer screen, myself and three other students stare blankly at one another, contemplating our next move. As the winners of the Communications Arts High School History Fair competition, it was our duty to move on to the regional level and bring home victory. Our documentary on the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster outperformed the other high school competitors, and achieved first place in the category. With high aspirations and sights set on...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
705 Words
Learning from the Water I feel my muscles flex and my nerves tingle with anticipation as a cool breeze caresses my face. I tell myself to relax, but the pumping adrenaline says otherwise. This is the moment I have been waiting for; this is my time to shine. Bowing to the command of the whistle, all else is drowned out. The gun sounds, I spring forward, and the icy water rushes to meet me. Although I sprint with every ounce...
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Additional Essay Details
17 Words
Be passionate about your writing- the academic selection committee can smell a BS'ed essay a mile away.
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General Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
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Funny, Weird,...
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Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
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Ultimate Frisbee,...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
11 Words
Work to save...
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Post-college plans
8 Words
Medical School,...
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My advice about getting recommenders
31 Words
Find teachers or adults you have a connection with....
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High School Performance

GPA
3.94
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypeMagnet
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
31
 
ACT Score Details
 
Highest SAT
1950
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1380
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details7 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSwimming/Diving, Water Polo

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesStudent Council / Government, Boy/Girl Scouts
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

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