College Admissions Info

UC Denver49224
University of Colorado - Denver , ‘18
BA, Accounting

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Phoenix , Arizona
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American
Legacy: Sibling
Admission: Early Decision
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Highest ACT:

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 5%
High School Type: Public

Extracurriculars & Awards

None reported

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Death of a loved one
319 Words
The morning of March 29, 2011, I received a phone call from my brother. The sound of the phone ringing as the sun rose was like nails on a chalkboard. “Hello?” I answered curiously. In a quivering voice he shouted, “Mommy died!” My heart dropped. My body became weak and my soul numb. The glue that held my family together was gone. I dropped to my knees and began to pray for understanding and comfort. I would no longer hear her witty...

College Admissions Advice

My favorite course thus far, and why
39 Words
If you aren’t sure of your interests, stick to mainstream majors,...

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
286 Words
The significance of your contribution is often a factor in the admissions decision. Admission professionals often favor depth over breadth. For example, while Bill may attend almost every weekly chess club meeting, Sue organized a chess clinic and tournament at a nearby junior high, creating such a success that she ran a second one at a homeless shelter and persuaded local merchants to donate prizes. "Evidence of leadership" is a phrase that comes up often at admission decision committee meetings, and it can be what...

My favorite course thus far, and why
72 Words
My favorite undergrad course would have to be Creative Writing. I loved the stuff I got to do in that class! I...

Why I declined other schools
61 Words
I had applied to more than one college throughout my last two years of high school and in...

How to approach transferring schools
117 Words
Even though I have never transferred schools, I have many college friends who have gone through this process, so I have learned from them. The first thing transfer students should do when they arrive on...