College Admissions Info

University of Florida, ‘19
BS, Chemical Engineering

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

International Student from Costa Rica with strong grades and scholarships to every University was admitted to.
From: San Jose , Costa Rica
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: Florida, WPI, Kansas, WMich, Illinois Tech, RIT
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Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish, German, French

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1460
Highest SAT: 2090
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 1%
High School Type: International
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Soccer
Extracurricular Activities: Model Congress / Model UN, Student Council / Government, Student Activities Committee, German Club
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College Application Essays

The first time I heard about my mom’s second cousin, we were returning home from a movie. Since then, I have learned two things: 1. There is no limit (so far, at least) to the number of times she can tell it. 2. There is a variety of topics that can prompt it. For example, after that particular movie, we were discussing my seemingly “out of character” interest in female representation in films. “Of course it’s important to me!” I...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
656 Words
I used to think my mom’s second cousin had ‘the good life’. I never met him, but to this day she tends to use him as a cautionary tale for me. Apparently, this second cousin was an outstanding student at university, who graduated after a busy four years. Nobody was too surprised when he stayed, starting a second major. His need for knowledge was too great to be satisfied after a single major. Or two. Or any number, for...

College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
102 Words
If I could start this process over again. I would do some things differently and some the same. For starters, I would keep some of the safety schools I applied to,...

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
33 Words
Make sure you have the deadlines down! I missed a...

Why I ultimately chose my school
7 Words
It's great...