UT Austin ‘19
B.A., Elementary Education, , Elementary and Middle School Administration
My name is Raya! Im 18, love to have fun, and am a student at Ut Austin
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Hometown Lynn Haven
EthnicityBlack / African American
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken English

Results, Essays, and Advice

Waitlisted or Withdrew
  • University of Texas - Austin (Austin, TX)
  • Texas A&M University (College Station, TX)
  • University of Central Florida (Orlando, FL)
  • University of South Florida (Tampa, FL)
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University of Texas - Austin (Austin, TX)

Applied for a B.A. in Elementary Education

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

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Personal Statement
596 Words
Career aspirations
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...

General 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...

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Converted SAT Score1290
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ActivitiesBoy/Girl Scouts, NAACP / NAAAP / Other Minority Professional Association, Drama Production Crew, Outdoors/Hiking Club, School Theater/Plays

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