hmertz
hmertz,
SMU ‘18
B.B.A., Finance, , Economics
I am a second-year undergrad at Southern Methodist University.
Features Included
2
Essays
12
Schools
2
Scores
1
Advice
3
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Juneau, Alaska
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Action
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Southern Methodist University (Dallas, TX)
  • Oregon State University (Corvallis, OR)
  • Texas Christian University (Fort Worth, TX)
  • Baylor University (Waco, TX)
  • University of Texas - Austin (Austin, TX)
  • University of New Mexico (Albuquerque, NM)
  • Gonzaga University (Spokane, WA)
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Southern Methodist University (Dallas, TX)

Applied for a B.B.A. in Finance

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Parent

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
686 Words
Death of a loved one
Rain was usually something comforting to me, as I was born and have been raised in a beautiful temperate rainforest in Juneau, Alaska. However, on this night, that was not the case. The outskirts of a hurricane pounded on the window of my rural motel in north central Florida, a place very different from my beloved home. My tears mirrored the rain drops, soaking and relentless. It’s amazing how in a shocked state of confusion and anger, you finally...
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Supplemental Essay Scholarship application
770 Words
A baby will learn their first words from their parents or guardians; a young child will learn correct behaviors and the basics of education from its teachers; a teenager will decide their future based upon the influence of the adults to which they look up to. We live in a society of followers. In some cases, this becomes a bad thing. For example, a toddler learns a swear word from his mother or a teenager chooses to use drugs because...
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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
61 Words
I would apply to less schools. I applied to 12, and it put an immense amount of stress on...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.75
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 25%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
30
 
ACT Score Details
 
Highest SAT
1920
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1360
SAT Prep
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsSwimming/Diving

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesStudent Council / Government, National Honor Society, Tutoring/Mentoring

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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