College Admissions Info

Jackson State University, ‘17
BA, Music Performance

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Music Major. Instrumental Performance - Cello
From: Oakland , California
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 5 schools
Accepted At: JSU, CU - Portland, PSU, Humboldt, CUI
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: English

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 990
Highest SAT: 1340

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 50%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Low at first but improved

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Tennis
Extracurricular Activities: Black Student Union, School Jazz / Orchestra, School Band
How Spent Summers:

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Overcoming personal struggle
1063 Words
Most Challenging Obstacle The most challenging obstacle I’ve had to overcome is a recent one; dropping out of school. I decided to drop out of school the summer of 2014 after completing my sophomore year of college because I could no longer afford to be a student. Dropping out was a challenge for me because it’s something I thought will never happen to me; it came as a surprise. It also forced me to rethink the direction I wanted...

College Admissions Advice

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What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
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