College Admissions Info

University of Florida, ‘16
BS, Marketing, International Studies

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

My name is Ciara Boyle and I am a final (fourth) year Marketing and International Studies dual degree student at the University of Florida, and recently completed a semester abroad at University College Dublin
From: Palm Harbor , Florida
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No, Sibling
Admission: Regular Decision, Early Decision
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: Florida, FSU, Miami, BU, BC, Northeastern, Catholic UA
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1400
Highest SAT: 1980
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 10%
High School Type: Religious
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Swimming/Diving
Extracurricular Activities: National Honor Society, School Theater/Plays, Student Council / Government, Tutoring/Mentoring, Science Club/Team
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College Application Essays

64 Words
When I was 8 years old, I moved from London to Florida. I spoke about my experience moving and how hard it was to say goodbye, but I also described how it made me more comfortable trying new things and traveling to new places. I focused on the fact that I held onto my cultural roots while also enjoying and adapting to life in America.

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
49 Words
Boston College asked "why us." It is important to stay away from using location as an answer to this as, especially in Boston, there are other universities within the same city. I focused on the values of the school, the programs offered, the students that I toured with, etc.

College Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
44 Words
I chose the schools I applied to based on what I thought I...

Why I declined other schools
55 Words
I ended up choosing UF because a lot of the other schools I applied to locked you...