College Admissions Info

University of Oregon, ‘19
BA, Foreign Languages and Literatures, Linguistics, Interpretation, and Translation, International Relations, International Studies

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Salem , Oregon
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic, Native American
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 2 schools
Accepted At: Oregon State
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: French, Italian

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1260
Highest SAT: 1760
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High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 10%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Key Club, National Honor Society, Multicultural / International Club, French Club, Tutoring/Mentoring, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Community Cleanup / Service, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization
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College Application Essays

Academically, I demonstrate my desire to seek out challenges and to persevere through college-level classes. Most teenagers are driven to perform the minimal amount of work as possible, especially in school, but I take it a step further and dedicate myself to my studies immensely, wholeheartedly. I find comfort in knowing that I am grasping the concept to the best of my ability, rather than just finishing the homework to manage an A-grade. In social environments, my perseverance doesn’t...

Supplemental Essay: Diversity statement
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Academically, I demonstrate my desire to seek out challenges and to persevere through college-level classes. In social environments, that doesn’t change; I try my best to find things that would allow me to make a difference and make me grow for the better. I find that in volunteering, because helping other people who are not as fortunate is a rewarding feeling that nothing else can give me. I am no stranger to adversity, however, as I am the eldest...

Additional Essay Details:
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In my essays, I talk about a variety of aspects that I hope will differentiate myself from other students applying to the same school. I work hard towards things that I want, and I reflect that perseverance in volunteer activities that I mention. Having examples to support your claims will REALLY make your essay(s) stand out, no matter what the purpose of the essay is; even writing an essay for a class, you will need some sort of evidence...

College Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
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Be able to say that you can self-direct, lead, and be an entrepreneur; hold a clothing drive at your school, or pretty much...

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
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Listening to the acapella groups (Mind the Gap, Divisi, and/or...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
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Internships, volunteering, and visiting the library and checking out books to read up...

My advice about getting recommenders
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Get recommendations approximately mid-senior...

Why I ultimately chose my school
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I chose the college I am currently attending as I appreciate the immense dedication to the environment that it demonstrates, the...