College Admissions Info

shacoria
shacoria
Boston University ‘15
BA, Psychology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am a student who just graduated from undergraduate and was accepted into graduate school.
From: Orlando , Florida
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 5 schools
Accepted At: BU, Northeastern, UMaine, BC, Marquette
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Italian

Test Scores

2060
SAT
29
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1440
Highest SAT: 2060
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High School Performance

4.20
GPA
Top 25%
Rank
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Junior Classical League / Latin Club, Beta Club, National Honor Society
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Overcoming personal struggle
124 Words
I first began by speaking about my life. I talked about my family situation. One important thing is that I did not make it into a sob story. I just spoke honestly. I went on to talk about how my family situation was having an impact on my schoolwork. Eventually, I wrote that I made up my mind to not let my family situation be a detriment to me. I became determined to succeed, even though it would have been...



Additional Essay Details:
17 Words
If you submit an essay about a personal struggle, do not be whiny about it. Show resilience.

College Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
102 Words
The best advice that I can give on this topic is to be smart and be realistic. If you are a student who has at least a 3.0 GPA and has taken 1...





My advice about getting recommenders
60 Words
This was the hardest part of the application process for me because I don't make it a point...





My favorite course thus far, and why
18 Words
My favorite course that I...





What I’d change about my school if I were student body president
22 Words
I would change my school's layout. I...





Why I declined other schools
31 Words
I had to decline other schools because I applied...