jhickey14
jhickey14,
UT Austin ‘18
B.A., Spanish Language and Literature
I am freshman at the University of Texas at Austin. I am a Spanish major in the college of Liberal Arts
Features Included
2
Essays
7
Schools
10
Scores
5
Advice
4
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Denver, Colorado
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionAccepted From Waitlist
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Texas - Austin (Austin, TX)
  • Texas Christian University (Fort Worth, TX)
  • University of Georgia (Athens, GA)
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
  • University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)
  • University of Colorado - Boulder (Boulder, CO)
  • Miami University - Oxford (Oxford, OH)
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University of Texas - Austin (Austin, TX)

Applied for a B.A. in Spanish Language and Literature

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents + 2 more

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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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...
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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....
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General 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...
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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...
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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 ...
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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...
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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...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.56
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
N/A
 
High School TypeOther Private
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
26
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
1900
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1350
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsField Hockey, Soccer

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesYounglife (Christian), Students Against Drunk Driving (Destructive Decisions) (SADD), Community Cleanup / Service, Tutoring/Mentoring
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

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Volunteer Experiences
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