College Admissions Info

josh.sloat
josh.sloat
University of Connecticut, ‘19
BBA, Finance

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am an undergraduate student at UCONN who was accepted into the business school as a finance major.
From: Orange , Connecticut
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Sibling
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 5 schools
Accepted At: Syracuse, New Haven, UConn, High Point, SUNY Albany
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

1790
SAT
30
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1280
Highest SAT: 1790
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High School Performance

3.64
GPA
Top 10%
Rank
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Low at first but improved
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Wrestling, Volleyball
Extracurricular Activities: Tutoring/Mentoring, American Cancer Society
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Transition to adulthood
35 Words
Going to college away from home is truly my way of feeling that I am an adult now. Living on my own is so different than living with your parents and it made me mature.

Supplemental Essay: Strong beliefs/principles
622 Words
The Difference One Year Can Make Coming into my freshman year of wrestling, I thought I was going to be one of the best individuals on the team. I had won multiple huge tournaments in middle school so I expected that my success would continue. I was sorely mistaken. It was my first match I had ever wrestled in high school. Across from me stood a genetically superior monster who wrestled for Cheshire. He was their varsity starter, a senior,...









Additional Essay Details:
16 Words
I talked about my experience wrestling for 4 years in high school and how it changed me.

College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
36 Words
If I could change my application for colleges I would change...





Post-college plans
13 Words
I intend to become...





My advice about getting recommenders
33 Words
Go to a teacher that truly likes you. I made...





Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
39 Words
I took out a large loan and I think if you have...





Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
15 Words
I did not use one...