College Admissions Info

Patrick k
Patrick k
University of Louisiana - Lafayette, ‘17
BS, Petroleum Engineering, Geology and Earth Science

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Am Patrick, a student at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, majoring in Petroleum Engineering and minor in Geology. A member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, Louisiana Engineering Society and the African Students Association.
From: Mesa , Arizona , Kenya
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Action, Transfer
Applied To: 8 schools
Accepted At: SDSU, UCSB, New Mexico, Mines
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Swahili

Test Scores

Highest SAT: 420
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High School Performance

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Top 25%
High School Type: Public
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Cross Country (Recruited), Soccer, Track & Field (Recruited)
Extracurricular Activities: Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), Community Cleanup / Service
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College Application Essays

51 Words
You are the writer of your life. Everyday is a new page to write and you the only to determine the story line, so no matter what, don't stop writing because one day it will be the best story told to mankind but until then ,you got work to do.

Supplemental Essay: Scholarship application
44 Words
Any scholarship is worth the application. Once i thought i had no chance for running for my school but then i applied anyway and was able to make it to the team and also got few other scholarships outside sports for good academic standing.

Supplemental Essay: Strong beliefs/principles
193 Words
Being raised as a christian, humility became part of me, everywhere i went or stayed i was to be humbled. This really helped me in most of my days endeavors as it was able to give me the understanding to do chores effectively and neatly. Also as growing up from a third world has had lot of influence into my life as am always doing something different to change my situation. Always reflect on the past and see if you...

Additional Essay Details:
74 Words
First essay for college application can be challenging and complicating. Make it as simple as it can be but also unique. Don't copy from others which include sample essays you may read. Colleges do have programs to detect plagiarism which is big offense at first that may lead to suspension or being expelled. Describe your unique character that might grasp attention of the admission committee so as to be accepted to your dream school.

College Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
40 Words
I think what really set me apart is that am from Kenya,...

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
27 Words
most popular extracurricular activity in my school would...

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
61 Words
Well, the more involved in the school activities the more you learn, i didn't know we had a...

My favorite course thus far, and why
37 Words
My favorite course was Geology 341 with professor Brian Lock, this professor...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
42 Words
I like my schools location and culture as it diverse, people are so...

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
138 Words
I did take out a loan at my second year, i had no choice since my previous scholarship was done, but as well since i am a runner decided to get back and run for my school for full coverage of...