College Admissions Info

College of Southern Nevada, ‘19
BA, Physics, Astronomy and Astrophysics, Military Technologies

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am a physics major at Duke University. I am also in Army ROTC and love to tutor people of all ages.
From: Monclova , Mexico
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Accepted At: Duke, Cornell, Dartmouth, Macalester, ERAU, Westminister
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Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish, French

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1340
Highest SAT: 1890
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 10%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Low one semester/year
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Church, Community Cleanup / Service, DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America), Gay/Straight Alliance, Library Volunteer, National Honor Society, Tutoring/Mentoring
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College Application Essays

The first time I held my nephew in my arms, I was thirteen years old. Until then, I had never met such a tiny human being. I had never met someone so blissfully unaware of their surroundings. He did not know that his father would have to work through every available overtime shift just to raise him, or that I would have to pay for my notebooks in coins and landscape nearly every yard in the neighborhood to buy his...

Additional Essay Details:
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I have a unique circumstance in that I was able to study astrophysics and quantum theory during my time in high school. If you are not able to do that, that is completely okay. Trust me. Just find something unique that you are interested in and study that on your own. Try to find a mentor to guide you. It is gold in the long run.

College Admissions Advice

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
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There is a prominent LGBTQ+ community at...

What I’d change about my application process
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I would have taken both the SAT and ACT many more...

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
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I personally did not seek out advice, but I wish I...