brandi.nicolls
brandi.nicolls,
Howard ‘17
B.S., Computer Software Engineering
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!
Features Included
2
Essays
7
Schools
8
Scores
5
Advice
5
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Decatur, Georgia
GenderFemale
EthnicityBlack / African American
AdmissionRegular Decision
First Gen College StudentNo
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Howard University (Washington, DC)
  • Auburn University (Auburn, AL)
  • Spelman College (Atlanta, GA)
  • Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, GA)
  • Florida A&M University (Tallahassee, FL)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
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Howard University (Washington, DC)

Applied for a B.S. in Computer Software Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Parent

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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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...
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Supplemental Essay Diversity statement
15 Words
An essay describing the opportunities and difficulties of being in an all black magnet school
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General 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...
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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...
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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...
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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,...
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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....
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High School Performance

GPA
3.91
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypeMagnet
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
29
 
ACT Score Details
 
Highest SAT
1800
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1290
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details4 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSoccer (Recruited)

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesMarching Band, National Honor Society, Spanish Club, Beta Club, Student Council / Government
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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