College Admissions Info

Texas Tech University, ‘19
BA, Advertising

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

My name is Talia! I grew up in Australia and then moved to Texas right before high school.
From: Melbourne , Texas , Australia
Gender: Female
Legacy: Parent
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 4 schools
Accepted At: Arizona State, Texas A&M, Texas Tech
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: English

Test Scores

Highest SAT: 1873
Highest ACT:

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 50%
High School Type: Religious
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Basketball, Drill, Cheer/Spirit Squad
Extracurricular Activities: Yearbook, Athletics Organization, Big Brother/Big Sister
How Spent Summers:
Volunteer Experiences:

College Application Essays

I did not write a personal statement for my applications.

Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
626 Words
“Put on a braid face” As a little girl, I always wondered about the world. I wanted to know why the sky was blue, and why the ocean was salty. More importantly, to my adolescent self, I wanted to know why my mum was never around for bring-your-mum-to-school day in second grade, or why my dad could only put my hair in pigtails instead of braids like every other seven year old. In second grade, I sat in the back...

Additional Essay Details:
46 Words
This essay was written about learning to grow, and to accept others for their differences. In this essay, I reflect on how my unique relationship with my biological mother has affected my life, and how it has helped me grow into the person I am today.

College Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
20 Words
Get people to write your recommendations...

What I’d change about my application process
19 Words
I would definitely make sure to...

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
43 Words
We had an admissions counselor at my school who I met with regularly....

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
8 Words
Because its...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
23 Words
Try and become apart of leadership programs...