College Admissions Info

St. Mary’s University of San Antonio, ‘18
BS, Biology, Biology and Biological Sciences

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am a college sophomore at St. Mary's University at San Antonio, TX
From: San Antonio , Texas
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: UT San Antonio, St. Mary's SA
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1060
Highest SAT: 1450
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High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 10%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Spanish Club, Multicultural / International Club, National Honor Society
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College Application Essays

"I have not lived in this country my entire life. My perspectives have been influenced by two different worlds. This experience allows me to appreciate my culture and others more. Living in two different countries has had an enormous impact in my life. I have had the ability to compare both ways of living. I am grateful I was given this opportunity, despite the difficulties of adapting to the drastic changes. I would not be the person I am today...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
130 Words
I want to be involved in college. I do not want to just obtain a college education, but also engage with a community that will feel almost like family. However, if I attend a large university I will feel ordinary. I want to have a greater impact on the community. I realize that in a smaller school I will be impacted greater too. I am not able to afford really anything but, I am making that my least concern because...

Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
115 Words
I want to be the first one to have a college degree in my family. I do not want money to be an obstacle. I am hoping to receive this scholarship as assistance to pay for tuition. I am committed to give back to others and my community. I want to share my experiences and lessons I have learned and have an impact on others. I have not lived in this country my entire life. I have floated between cities...

College Admissions Advice

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
2 Words

Why I declined other schools
25 Words
This is an awesome school, the feeling you...

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
28 Words
I did not take out any loans my...

My advice about getting recommenders
28 Words
When getting recommenders, think about the coaches & mentors,...

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
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1. Friendly 2. Passionate 3....