tkreadus
tkreadus,
U of Houston ‘22
B.S., Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Humbled and disciplined, I pursue my visions and manifest my desires.
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Essays
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Schools
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Scores
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Advice
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ECs
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Sports

Background

Hometown Houston, Texas
GenderMale
EthnicityBlack / African American
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Houston  (Houston, TX)
  • University of Texas - Austin (Austin, TX)
  • University of Cincinnati (Cincinnati, OH)
  • Howard University (Washington, DC)
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University of Houston (Houston, TX)

Applied for a B.S. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

Personal Statement
125 Words
Academic achievement
I am an Honors Electrical Engineering student with experience in foreign language study, leadership, and international travel seeking a research opportunity to advance the electrical engineering industry and the technological world. Academically, I aspire to attain my bachelor’s in electrical engineering at the top of my class with honors recognition. I seek to attain my master’s degree in electrical engineering, with a focus on sustainable energy. My long-term professional goal is to own and operate an engineering firm...
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Personal Statement
900 Words
Challenged a belief, Childhood memory
The lessons we take from obstacles we encounter can be fundamental to later success. Recount a time when you faced a challenge, setback, or failure. How did it affect you, and what did you learn from the experience?
Topic A UT ApplyTexas Application I was born in New Orleans, and lived there for a brief 5 years before my father was transferred to Houston for his job. I love New Orleans. It’s a place where there was family almost everywhere I went. It was in New Orleans that my growth began, but in Houston is where it all began to take shape. While my mother was pregnant with my younger brother and I, she took West African dance...
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Personal Statement
963 Words
Childhood memory
What has been your experience and major contribution(s) in improving race relations with groups other than your own in your school or community and why is diversity and inclusion important to you? Growing up in New Orleans, then later in Houston, I have always been immersed in the African drumming culture. My mother began taking West African dance classes at Tulane University, and whenever she went, she would bring my brother and I with her. I remember people of...
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School Specific Advice

More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

How to deal with the stress of applying to college
91 Words
1. Be practical about what schools you can attend. Consider finances, your personal work ethic, your goals and desire, etc. 2. Organize. You need to organize your schools...
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Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
51 Words
1. Dont take out loans. There are way too many scholarships out there to be...
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What I learned transitioning from high school to college
87 Words
1. Going to college is a fresh start. 2. Its important to have a vision as you go through college, especially that first year. There are going...
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What set me apart from other applicants
100 Words
The most important thing is to be authentic and professional in your essays and in the way you present yourself. The institutions that will be accepting you and giving you...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.50
(equivalent to 3.50 unweighted)
Rank
Top 25%
 
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1290
 
SAT Score Details
 
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details3 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSwimming/Diving, Soccer

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesSchool Band, National Honor Society, Black Student Union

Experience & Awards

Awards Received

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