College Admissions Info

ysimmon1
ysimmon1
University of North Carolina - Charlotte ‘16
BS, Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, Meteorology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: , North Carolina
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Prefer Not to Share
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 6 schools
Accepted At: UNC-Charlotte
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

1470
SAT
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

3.40
GPA
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Gymnastics
Extracurricular Activities: School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Tutoring/Mentoring
How Spent Summers:
Work:

College Application Essays

Life as a College Student... With an Overprotective Mom I wish that I could say that my mother just became a helicopter parent when I was on my way to university, but what pains me is that she was always that way. She always had to be in control of all situations and when she lost even a small amount of that grip of control hell broke loose on everyone in her path. This unfortunately still happens today. When I...







Supplemental Essay: Strong beliefs/principles
1427 Words
The Tragedy of the Commons "The Tragedy of the Commons" by Garrett Hardin and "Green and Competitive: Ending the Stalemate" by Michael Porter are two articles that express the issues among the common areas around the world in which we all must share amongst one another. Over the years, we have implemented many laws and regulations in order to curb the major issues (i.e. pollution, breeding, etc.), but as it turns out, like everything else, there are loopholes and...



















Additional Essay Details:
49 Words
In the "Tragedy of the Commons" essay provided, I go more in depth of what we as humans can do in order to fix the addressed problems in articles written by Garrett Hardin and Michael Porter. In addition to that, I give the pros and cons of each solution.

College Admissions Advice

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
117 Words
If you are anything like I was (torn between multiple majors), my advice to you would be to go in "Undecided." Many incoming college students have done it at my school and they take a...