College Admissions Info

University of Houston , ‘19
BS, Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Austin , Texas
Gender: Female
First Gen College Student: Yes
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 8 schools
Accepted At: UT Austin, Baylor, U of Houston, Southwestern, Texas A&M, UTDallas, UT San Antonio, Arizona State
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Hindi

Test Scores

SAT Prep:
Highest ACT:
ACT Prep:

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
High School Type: Magnet
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Low at first but improved

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Tennis
Extracurricular Activities: Community Cleanup / Service, Junior Classical League / Latin Club, National Honor Society

College Application Essays

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...

College 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...

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...

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...

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...

Why I declined other schools
25 Words
What's the most important thing in the world?...