College Admissions Info

jhickey14
jhickey14
University of Texas - Austin, ‘18
BA, Spanish Language and Literature

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am freshman at the University of Texas at Austin. I am a Spanish major in the college of Liberal Arts
From: Denver , Colorado
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Both Parents, Sibling, Other Family Member
Admission: Accepted From Waitlist
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: UT Austin, Texas Christian, Colorado, Miami OH
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

1900
SAT
26
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1350
Highest SAT: 1900
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High School Performance

3.56
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High School Type: Other Private
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Field Hockey, Soccer
Extracurricular Activities: Younglife (Christian), Students Against Drunk Driving (Destructive Decisions) (SADD), Community Cleanup / Service, Tutoring/Mentoring
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College Application Essays

The day I first stepped foot in Zaragoza, Spain, I felt lost in a world so completely foreign that I could not conceptualize what it would be like to live here for the next year. Well-dressed old women walked painfully slow on cobble stone streets surrounded by beautiful basilicas and centuries old Baroque castles. This history lives side by side the bustle and shine of the present, with super sleek modern architecture dominating the skyline. Growing up in the suburbs...













Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
269 Words
Texas Christian University is perfect for me because it brings me back to my roots. My father grew up in West Texas and as he shared his childhood memories with me something that always seemed to repeat itself were the stories of these creatures called the “horny toad” (or horned frog) that visited his house every summer. I always wondered if they really existed, and now I’m glad to know they are alive and well in Fort Worth, Texas....





College Admissions Advice

What I like about my school’s location and culture
48 Words
I go to school in Austin, Texas, and Austin is a city full of...





Additional material sent in after waitlisted or deferred
84 Words
I was denied from the University of Texas and had to appeal my application. When I did so, I sent a letter that explained the...





What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
30 Words
I now know that even though it is huge ...





What I’d change about my application process
125 Words
When applying to college, normally you are required to get two teacher recommendations. Because junior year is the most critical year for the college process and the year that students begin their test and applications, I noticed that...





My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
249 Words
Thus far in my college career I am involved i two extracurricular activities: greek life and Best Buddies. I chose to be a part of greek life because I thought it would help such a huge school feel smaller, it would help me form a platform to make friends, and it would help me with real world connections after college. I am a Pi Phi, and I can honestly say that being in a sorority...