skippy4
skippy4,
U of Houston ‘19
B.S., Electrical and Electronics Engineering
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Essays
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Schools
5
Scores
5
Advice
3
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Austin, Texas
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
First Gen College StudentYes
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Hindi

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Houston  (Houston, TX)
  • University of Texas - Austin (Austin, TX)
  • Baylor University (Waco, TX)
  • Texas A&M University (College Station, TX)
  • University of Texas - Dallas (Richardson, TX)
  • University of Texas - San Antonio (San Antonio, TX)
  • Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ)
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University of Houston (Houston, TX)

Applied for a B.S. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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The taste of saltwater isn’t exactly the greatest. In my case, it was mixed with incense and ashes traveling down my throat as I struggled underneath the water. I assumed the vertical position in the water, with no leg movement. My head jerked back as I desperately tried to search for oxygen. My hands searched for something to grab onto, only to feel the smooth and murky river water slipping through my fingers. I gasped for air. Nothing. Water...
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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
127 Words
Most definitely start your essays as early as you can. This is super important especially if your top choice is a reach school. This will allow you to get multiple edits and submit your application closer to the...
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My advice about getting recommenders
121 Words
Make sure they've known you well for at least a year. One of my recommenders only knew me for one year (my calculus teacher), and he wrote the best rec out of the three people I...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
47 Words
Be calm, be cool. Relax. Don't start out your interview with all of your...
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How to increase chances at my school
105 Words
1) Apply as soon as possible! Colleges like to see that you have interest. That being said, you're not going to be penalized for applying on the last day.. however, so are...
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Why I declined other schools
25 Words
What's the most important thing in the world?...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.72
(no specification of weighting)
High School TypeMagnet
Academic Performance in High School Low at first but improved

Test Scores

Highest ACT
32
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
SAT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details4 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTennis

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesCommunity Cleanup / Service, Junior Classical League / Latin Club, National Honor Society

Experience & Awards

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