College Admissions Info

schwenzy
schwenzy
University of Connecticut ‘18
BS, Computer Science

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am a sophomore Computer Science major in the Honors Program at the University of Connecticut
From: East Haddam , Connecticut
Gender: Female
Legacy: Parent
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 8 schools
Accepted At: UConn, RPI, Clarkson, RIT, UVM
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

1370
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1010
Highest SAT: 1370
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High School Performance

4.22
GPA
Top 1%
Rank
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Volleyball, Softball
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Story central to identity
655 Words
My whole life, along with my identity, was changed a little over a year ago when my doctor told me that I could potentially have type 1 diabetes. He informed me that I had high blood sugar and needed to get further blood work done as confirmation. At first I was in denial; I told myself that I am too healthy and active to be diabetic. However, my premise was skewed by society’s stereotypes. I would soon learn that type 1...









Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
130 Words
Tell us where you have lived - and for how long - since you were born; whether you've always lived in the same place, or perhaps in a variety of places. (100 word limit) I have lived in East Haddam, Connecticut, my whole life. Many of the students who will graduate high school with me were also in my kindergarten class. My school is very small; there are less than a hundred students in my senior class. There are nearly as...



Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
183 Words
We all exist within communities or groups of various sizes, origins, and purposes; pick one and tell us why it is important to you, and how it has shaped you. (150 word limit) I played on my high school volleyball team as the varsity setter and court captain. These positions gave me a lot of responsibility; I was responsible for myself as well as for my teammates. Much of the team’s success and failure rested on my back, and I...



College Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
294 Words
1. Smart - Obviously you have to be smart to get into a good college and UConn is no exception. It's often called a "public ivy." 2. Proud - GOOOO HUSKIES! We're the basketball capital of the world and school pride is BIG regardless of whether you even like basketball. 3. Unique - UConn is a very diverse campus, and we embrace our differences. Fun fact: we are one of the top schools for puppetry and turfgrass science. 4. Athletic - Basketball is an obvious example, but there are a ton...







My favorite course thus far, and why
54 Words
I really enjoyed taking an anthropology course. Although it has absolutely nothing to do with my...





Why I declined other schools
24 Words
I was accepted to a few tech...





My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
40 Words
Intramural sports are great; they're a perfect way to have fun playing...





What I like about my school’s location and culture
65 Words
UConn is a HUGE school with around 18,000 or so other students. This could be overwhelming, but being in the honors...