College Admissions Info

San Juan College, ‘12
Anthropology and Archaeology, Marine Biology and Oceanography

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Farmington , New Mexico
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Sibling
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 6 schools
Accepted At: UHawaii, U Oregon, UBC, WWU, NCF
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1020
Highest SAT: 1380
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High School Performance

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High School Type: Public
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

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College Application Essays

655 Words
The place where I am perfectly content is located in the Sawatch Range in Colorado; I try to visit the area at least once, but most times thrice annually for a period of two-weeks for each stay. I frequent an abandoned hunting cabin that I came across while hiking the area years ago; it is remotely located and miles from another human being. I consider this place as my “happy” place, and retreat there in times of distress. These times...

Supplemental Essay: Scholarship application
626 Words
The attending of college to further my education and the particular field of study I am pursuing are important to me due to very personal and heartfelt reasons. I have a great unquenchable thirst for knowledge, a burning passion for nature, and the need to be proactive in utilizing what I know to help preserve what I like. I am a homegrown country girl with great dreams of becoming an important cog in the global eco machine. My personal learning...

College Admissions Advice

My favorite course thus far, and why
34 Words
I thoroughly enjoyed the anthropology classes I took. They taught...

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
45 Words
How great the faculty is. The instructors will do whatever is within their power...

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
88 Words
I was a part of the college's honors program and Phi Theta Kappa. I wanted to challenge myself and to get the most out of my...

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
82 Words
I took out loans and applied for scholarships, however I wish that I had spent more time applying for scholarships. I should have waited...

How to approach transferring schools
105 Words
The most important thing to remember in approaching transfer schools is to be honest and sincere. Fluff yourself up for them, but do it honestly and sincerely. For example, if you have...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
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Study abroad, if possible. Many schools offer the opportunity for their students to travel to another country for schooling, even if...