College Admissions Info

University of Texas - Austin, ‘19
BA, Elementary Education, Elementary and Middle School Administration

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

My name is Raya! Im 18, love to have fun, and am a student at Ut Austin
From: Lynn Haven
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: UT Austin, UCF, USF
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: English

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1290
Highest SAT: 1800
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High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 5%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Cheer/Spirit Squad
Extracurricular Activities: Boy/Girl Scouts, NAACP / NAAAP / Other Minority Professional Association, Drama Production Crew, Outdoors/Hiking Club, School Theater/Plays
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Career aspirations
596 Words
Everyone has a dream job, mine is to teach children. Since I was little, I have always dreamed of teaching young children. Most kids go through the stage of wanting to be a teacher, but my desire wasn’t a phase, the older I got the more I realized how much I love little children. That is why I decided to pursue my dream and attend college so that I will be able to do that. At the begging of...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
484 Words
“Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.” –Marilyn Monroe I Raya Miriam Belton am not perfect. I am nowhere close to being perfect, but that’s okay. That’s what makes me who I am. No one’s life is perfect, but I can say I am completely satisfied with my life. I am the way I am because of my parents, and (as cliché as it sounds) I credit them...

Supplemental Essay: Scholarship application
282 Words
Everything in life has both rewards and challenges that come along with it. Being a military child is no exception. Although there are many challenges such as constant moving, not being able to have lifelong friends, and having to deal with deployments, I would not trade the experiences being a military child has given me. The exposure to different races and cultures I got while my father served is something that I now know that not everyone gets, which makes...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
478 Words
Unless you live through it, you will not understand how hard it is to have a parent deployed. I felt cheated, I felt like I had to leave my father behind. I am from a military family. My father has been in the air force for 17 years. As a family we have lived in 6 different states starting in Florida then traveling to Virginia, Alaska, Ohio, Maryland, and back to Florida. Recently, my father was given orders to go to Afghanistan...

College Admissions Advice

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
155 Words
I did take out loans and I also applied for scholarships. The loan part was hard and confusing so I was lucky enough to have my dad do it for me. He signed me up for student loans and also he signed up for parent loans. He...