College Admissions Info

University of Oregon, ‘19
BA, History, History Teacher Education

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Personal statement
  • 6 advice topics

Student Background

I am a High School senior from California going to the University of Oregon in the fall.
From: Menlo Park , California
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 10 schools
Accepted At: Pacific, UCSC, Oregon State
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1100
Highest SAT: 1510
Highest ACT:

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 25%
High School Type: Public

Extracurriculars & Awards

None reported

College Application Essays

Personal Statement:
434 Words
The overweight 14 year old Counselor in Training (CIT) sat down with us, his lunch plate piled high with food. One of the high school staff members snickered and asked the CIT if he planned on eating the mountain of food. Two other staff members joined in the fun, making jokes about his weight problem. Devastated, the CIT grabbed his plate and walked out of the Boy Scout camp’s Dining Hall. I was humiliated for the CIT and embarrassed and...

College Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
52 Words
For two summers when I was in high school, I worked at my Boy Scout council's...

My advice about getting recommenders
39 Words
I suggest that you choose recommenders that know you because they will...

What I’d change about my application process
55 Words
If I could change my application process, I would have worked on my essays earlier. I had...

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
62 Words
University of Oregon had Freshman Interest Groups called FIG's. Before I applied to UO, I didn't know about them....

Post-college plans
38 Words
When I graduate from the UO in 2019, I will apply to...

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
caring, balanced,...