UT Austin59805,
UT Austin ‘17
B.S., Speech Language Pathology
I am currently a junior at The University of Texas at Austin. My major is speech-language pathology.
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Hometown Eagle Pass, Texas
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

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University of Texas - Austin (Austin, TX)

Applied for a B.S. in Speech Language Pathology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Sibling

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Personal Statement
622 Words
Reaching a goal
Working with children and helping them thrive had been a passion of mine for many years now. It gives me tremendous amounts of pleasure witnessing children grow and overcome obstacles. Throughout my first three years of high school, I was constantly debating whether or not I wanted to become a children’s psychologist, a pediatric nurse, or an elementary school teacher. It wasn’t until I began noticing a problem in my nephew’s speech that I realized exactly what...
Supplemental Essay Scholarship application
731 Words
It was six in the morning when I woke up to the sound of my mother’s horrific shriek across the hall. I immediately rushed to my little brother’s room and found him buried in my father's shaking arms. My mother was shouting on the phone while tears were streaming down her puffy cheeks. My brother’s pale face and purple lips gave us a sign that something was drastically wrong. Grasping for air, he reached out his arms...
Supplemental Essay Strong beliefs/principles
681 Words
A couple of years ago, my cousin went through what may be the hardest time of his life. Dealing with the shameful divorce of his parents, he only wished for their problems to get resolved so things would get better within his family. Getting bullied by older kids on a daily basis was yet another thing he had to endure in his life. School should have been an escape from his home, a sanctuary, but instead it was only a...
Supplemental Essay Issue of personal significance
666 Words
Ever since I was a little girl, my parents would remind me every day that I could achieve anything I wanted in life as long as I set my mind to it. I have kept their support and encouragement dear to my heart through everything that I have decided to pursue in school, whether it’s been sports, challenging classes, or organizations. That being said, when I pushed myself to be the best that I could be, I was able...

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My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
94 Words
There are unique and various types of organizations throughout college. I specifically choose to join a spirit group (similar to a sorority) and a group called NSSLHA, which...
What I’d change about my school if I were student body president
37 Words
If I could change anything about my school, it would be...
Post-college plans
53 Words
My post-college plans are to attend graduate school for speech pathology. My major requires a Master's...
What set me apart from other applicants
123 Words
There are many things that can set you apart from other applicants. The most important, in my opinion, are the essays. I have always been a good writer, so I took a lot of time and consideration...
How to approach transferring schools
84 Words
Transferring schools is honestly a bit stressful. I attended Texas State University my first year, and transferred to UT my second year. It just like...
What I like about my school’s location and culture
134 Words
I love everything about my university, University of Texas at Austin. The location is very convenient - around local and chain restaurants, bus stops, shopping areas, and night life. The campus is beautiful and is very safe. Austin is a...

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SportsTrack & Field, Dance


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