College Admissions Info

Princeton University, ‘21
BA, Mathematics

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Ivy league undergrad student
From: tegucigalpa , Honduras
Gender: Male
First Gen College Student: No
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Accepted At: Columbia
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:

Test Scores

Highest ACT:
Other ACT Scores:
ACT Prep:

High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 1%
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Volunteer Experiences:
Awards Received:

College Application Essays

     The ever changing portrait I believe that reflecting on the past is critical for the discovery of our personal identity. Sometimes we get lost in our schoolwork, in our jobs, in our duties, and we never take time to discover our interests and hobbies. We must discover ourselves in order to live a life of fulfillment and success. Just like artists paint their own portraits, I am painting my own portrait by discovering who I am.  I had no idea...

Supplemental Essay for Princeton: Time off from school
575 Words
“Learn to light a candle in the darkest moments of someone’s life. Be the light that helps others see; it is what gives life its deepest significance.” - Roy Bennett, The Light in the Heart My life has drastically changed in the past six years because of Operation Smile, a non-profit organization that seeks to provide free surgery for children who suffer from a cleft lip or palate. Being an active member of this organization has helped me change...

Supplemental Essay for Columbia: “Why us” school essay
296 Words
What I value most about Columbia is the core curriculum and its location. I have many academic interests, and the core curriculum embraces the complete education I am looking for. I have a strong passion for mathematics, but I also have an interest in philosophy and the arts, and I want to pursue each one of them. The core curriculum will allow me to accomplish this by taking classes in a variety of different subjects, all the way from the...

College Admissions Advice

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
51 Words
I contacted an admissions counselor online, and he was a Harvard graduate. He really helped...

What set me apart from other applicants
80 Words
I think what set me apart from other applicants was where my interests lied. Most applicants try to be in every single club and...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
92 Words
Be sure to participate in summer activities that are unique to your story! If you are good at sports than get involved in sports camps or get a...