College Admissions Info

University of Texas - Austin, ‘17
BS, Chemical Engineering

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Chemical Engineering Major
From: Gaithersburg , Maryland
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision, Early Action, Transfer
Applied To: 2 schools
Accepted At: LSU, UT Austin
Denied At:
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1150
Highest SAT: 1590
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High School Performance

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Top 25%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Some good some bad
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Volleyball, Swimming/Diving
Extracurricular Activities: Church
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: First in family to college
42 Words
The hardest part is the financial situation, with parents not being able to afford to pay for school. I am put in the position where I must get scholarships. Because parents literally cannot pay for school, can barely afford housing and food.

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
5 Words
Energy Issues relating to Major

Additional Essay Details:
4386 Words
According to the US census Bureau on the number of vehicles per capita, there are more than 800 vehicles for every 1000 people, not including trains, aircraft, or sea vessels. Through this data we see that it is axiomatic that vehicles are integral to not only our society but to the world as well. With vehicles, transport over long distances is suddenly possible; trade is made more efficient and done on a larger scale; even finding life in space is now beginning...

College Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
33 Words
It was a top engineering school and it was very...

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
34 Words
Being a member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers...

What I’d change about my school if I were student body president
79 Words
I would have changed the requirements for out of state students to fulfill for in state tuition, I feel students with prestigious degrees deserve...

My favorite course thus far, and why
86 Words
Transport Phenomena, anything relating to mass, heat and fluid balances of non chemical phenomena and chemical reactions. I find that it is a challenging course, and...