College Admissions Info

Catholic University of America, ‘18
BS, Sociology, Spanish Language and Literature

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

first in family to attend college Hispanic student eager to learn
From: Mount Rainier , Maryland
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 3 schools
Accepted At: Catholic UA, LMU, Trinity
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1010
Highest SAT: 1370
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 5%
High School Type: Public
College Classes In High School:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band, National Honor Society

College Application Essays

Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
388 Words
In second grade, after having switched schools one boy would ask me one question every day. Simple enough as it was, I always dreaded this part of my day. “Do you have a brain?” he would ask with a devious smirk on his face. I would respond no and he would laugh and compare laughter with his friends. When finding out what the word meant, I pledged to myself that I would master the English language after growing up with...

College Admissions Advice

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
27 Words
There is no "popular" extracurricular activity but there...

My favorite course thus far, and why
59 Words
My favorite course thus far was theology. I go to a Catholic University which was a different decision...

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
13 Words
Friendly: these students are...

Why I ultimately chose my school
41 Words
In my case, financial assistance was my priority and Catholic University provided...

What set me apart from other applicants
57 Words
I included my flaws and strengths in my essay and the schools that accepted me were the...