College Admissions Info

ts.james
ts.james
Boston University, ‘18
BA,

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Wellington
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: Parent
Admission: Regular Decision
Accepted At: BU, NYU, Stetson, Florida, FSU, Stony Brook, Binghamton, Fordham
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

1780
SAT
27
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1270
Highest SAT: 1780
Other SAT Scores:
SAT Prep:
SAT IIs:
Highest ACT:
Other ACT Scores:
ACT Prep:

High School Performance

3.49
GPA
Top 5%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Beta Club

College Application Essays

It was the first day of my freshman year of high school and I felt petrified. Not of starting a new school really, or the mountain of work just ahead, or even the fearsome reputation one of my teachers had, instead I was afraid of being alone in a giant fishbowl of judgmental teenagers. Anxiously walking to my second class that morning, armed with a notebook in my trembling left hand and a pale expression upon my face, I was...









Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
178 Words
I began actively pursuing colleges the summer of my sophomore year. Carefully researching and reviewing all of the possible options for me was quite an intimidating task for sure, especially considering I my plan to attend undecided. However, what I gained from the experience was clarity and insight into what I wanted the school I attended to offer. With its highly diverse student body, inviting urban atmosphere and abundant selection of degree options, Boston University met and exceeded all of...



College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
71 Words
Definitely get a better score on the SAT/ACT and actually practice/study. Take the most difficult schedule you can handle,...





5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
12 Words
Preppy Basic...





How I chose schools to apply to
5 Words
Prestige/chance...





Why I declined other schools
3 Words
Lack...





My advice about getting recommenders
17 Words
Just ask, most teachers won't...