College Admissions Info

Howard University, ‘19
BS, Civil Engineering

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Norfolk , Virginia
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Action
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Arabic, Mandarin

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1450
Highest SAT: 2080
Other Standardized Tests:

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 25%
High School Type: International
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Low one semester/year
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Cross Country, Martial Arts, Soccer, Track & Field, Wrestling
Extracurricular Activities: 4-H, Debate Club/Team

College Application Essays

When I was four years old, I saw my father lace his boots and put on his uniform, and to this day, that image has engrained itself in my mind as a representation of the most selfless act of service to one's community there is. In my years on earth, I have come to believe that all people have a responsibility to in some way better the world in which we live, so that each and every person that has...

College Admissions Advice

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
53 Words
I was fortunate enough to qualify for a full scholarship from Howard, so I did not...

My advice about getting recommenders
68 Words
First and foremost, make sure that you are on good terms with your recommenders; you don't want them to paint...

What I’d change about my application process
95 Words
I would have applied to a smaller number of schools. I know it sounds a bit ludicrous, but when you apply to every school in America, especially the ones...

What set me apart from other applicants
94 Words
I feel that my application essay was about something that was really important to me, and it showed that I was working toward a definitive goal in my...

Why I ultimately chose my school
104 Words
When I found out that I was accepted to the Coast Guard Academy, I was planning on going there as it was my first choice. Howard and Morgan State had given...