College Admissions Info

University of Houston , ‘18
BS, Computer Science, Entrepreneurship, Psychology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

My name is Sarah. I am originally from Ghana, but lives in Houston and attend the university of Houston. Two facts are that I have a non-profit in Ghana and I got my Associates degree in high school!
From: Houston , Texas
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 1 school
Accepted At: U of Houston
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Akan

Test Scores

Highest SAT: 7
Highest ACT:
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High School Performance

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Top 50%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Low at first but improved
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Choir, Dance
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Career aspirations
128 Words
Going to college, I had an idea of what I wanted to do. I was going to become a computer scientist (software developing) and get out. Did that happen? No! Yes, I still want to become a computer scientist, but I also want to become an Entrepreneur, and an Alzheimer's researcher. I want to do this, and also work on my educational non-profit that is in Ghana. I know my ideas and my plans are quite hefty and all of...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
1422 Words
Many decisions are made throughout a person's life, all of which affects the person in the long run. Whether or not that person will let that affect be permanent or temporary is dependent on him or herself. I thought I had made a very hard decision to come to Alief Early College High School (AECHS) considering the fact that I had to give up my chance to play volleyball and basketball but my first two years of high school at...

College Admissions Advice

Post-college plans
22 Words
Whatever degree you get, make sure it...

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
51 Words
Going to college, I planned to join as many clubs as I could, because this...

My favorite course thus far, and why
72 Words
I will have to give the favorite course card to calculus! This class was one of those classes, you walk in all...

What I’d change about my application process
38 Words
If I could change anything, it would be my timing! I...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
46 Words
Internships are something I have grown to appreciate, even though I have not participated...

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
39 Words
I did not use any private counselor or anything of that sort,...