College Admissions Info

brandi.nicolls
brandi.nicolls
Howard University, ‘17
BS, Computer Software Engineering

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Hello! I am current junior computer science major attending the best HBCU! Love getting people involved in college planning and willing to help. HU! You Know!
From: Decatur , Georgia
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American
Legacy: Parent
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: Howard, Auburn, Spelman, GA Tech, Hampton, FAMU
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

1800
SAT
29
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1290
Highest SAT: 1800
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High School Performance

3.91
GPA
Top 5%
Rank
High School Type: Magnet
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Soccer (Recruited)
Extracurricular Activities: Marching Band, National Honor Society, Spanish Club, Beta Club, Student Council / Government
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College Application Essays

Seeking knowledge and commitment to service are qualities that were instilled in me early in childhood. Both of my parents are first generation college graduates in their family. They are both products of hard work and commitment. My father's story is more unique because he enrolled in college in the US as an international student from Sierra Leone. He obtained both his undergraduate and graduate degrees from HBCUs. Both of my parents attest that their accomplishments were made possible by...









Supplemental Essay: Diversity statement
15 Words
An essay describing the opportunities and difficulties of being in an all black magnet school

College Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
96 Words
When choosing the school I enrolled into, my main concern was making sure that I had enough money to attend school. I did not go to my dream school...





My favorite course thus far, and why
63 Words
My favorite course would have to be the first one I took as a computer science major. I was...





What I’d change about my school if I were student body president
51 Words
I would have to change the way students engage in student athletic events. Many times...





Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
168 Words
I have been fortunate enough to not need any loans for my undergraduate career. I made sure that I attended a school that would pay for mu tuition at minimum. Based on my academic performance in high school, I was offered scholarships at every school I was accepted into. Also,...





What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
128 Words
Before officially enrolling at my university, I had a chance to take an extended visit. I had a chance to not only sit in on classrooms, but I also had a chance to check out the campus life....