College Admissions Info

melinamyp
melinamyp
University of Texas - Austin, ‘18
BS, Business Management, Fashion and Apparel Design

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I'm a double major in Textiles & Apparel Design and Merchandising and Consumer Sciences, with a minor in business at UT Austin.
From: Mission , Texas
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 6 schools
Accepted At: UT Austin, St. Mary's Minn, UT San Antonio, Texas A&M
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
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Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

1630
SAT
29
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1180
Highest SAT: 1630
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High School Performance

3.67
GPA
Top 50%
Rank
High School Type: Magnet
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Academic Performance in High School: Low at first but improved
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Culinary, Latino Student Association, National Honor Society, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Multicultural / International Club, Prom Committee
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College Application Essays

I see design in everything. At the grocery store, I think, “I bet I can make a piece of clothing that would convey the essence of this box of cereal, this bag of chips, this flavor of ice cream.” I am surrounded by design. I can’t stop my mind from drawing inspiration from everything: water glistening, bird wings, or the color of the sky on a given day. I look at someone and instinctively think of all the styles...







Additional Essay Details:
925 Words
I stood in line and felt like a specimen under the scrutiny of a million pairs of eyes. A magnifying glass of judgment. I need my luggage. Where's the baggage claim? I look down at my sweater, seeming as stiff and anxious as I am, and adjust the sticker I was told to print and wear via an email. On impulse, I get the urge to run in the opposite direction. I have no desire to be hurled into a...













College Admissions Advice

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
70 Words
I am currently in an organization that I am completely passionate about and dedicated to: the university fashion group. I love...





What set me apart from other applicants
132 Words
I went to a magnet school with highly intelligent students. It was very difficult to get any higher in ranks than I already was (40/143) even though I had around a 3.7 GPA. What I did to set me apart from other...





Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
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sororities/fraternities...





My favorite course thus far, and why
21 Words
I really enjoy Anthropology 301 because I...





Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
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It is very possible to create a successful application without an...





5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
187 Words
dedicated, smart, bold, busy, determined Students at UT know exactly what they need to do to be successful. They've learned how to manage their classes and exactly how much work they need to do in each one to get the grade they desire. They are dedicated because when they pick something up, they follow it until...





What I’d change about my school if I were student body president
66 Words
If I were student body president, I would want to have more stress relieving spots on campus, such as a...





What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
148 Words
There are hundreds of organizations to join! There is literally something out there for everyone. I also found out how easy it was to make one of your own, you just need a few people and a couple of bucks to begin your own...