College Admissions Info

hmertz
hmertz
Southern Methodist University ‘18
BBA, Finance, Economics

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am a second-year undergrad at Southern Methodist University.
From: Juneau , Alaska
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No, Parent
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 12 schools
Accepted At: U of Portland, SMU, Oregon State, Texas Christian, Baylor, UIdaho, New Mexico, Gonzaga
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

1920
SAT
30
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1360
Highest SAT: 1920
SAT Prep:
Highest ACT:
Other Standardized Tests:

High School Performance

3.75
GPA
Top 25%
Rank
High School Type: Public
College Classes In High School:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Swimming/Diving
Extracurricular Activities: Student Council / Government, National Honor Society, Tutoring/Mentoring
How Spent Summers:
Work:

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Death of a loved one
686 Words
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...











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...











College 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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