College Admissions Info

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, ‘18
BS, Environmental and Marine Sciences

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Hi. I'm a closeted romantic that loves books and math.
From: Sanford , North Carolina
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 5 schools
Accepted At: UNC, GA Tech, William & Mary, NC State, UGA
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1430
Highest SAT: 2030
SAT Prep:
Highest ACT:
ACT Prep:

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 5%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Volleyball
Extracurricular Activities: National Honor Society, Tutoring/Mentoring, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization
How Spent Summers:

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Family background
659 Words
The world was replete with happiness and serenity. Nothing was better than going down the slide, playing “house”, or rushing to my mother's comforting arms. Of course, I was eight. How else could I have viewed the world? No life-­changing event had ever occurred in my life... It was a typical December morning: cold. The house was pervaded by the cold of the early frosty morning. Then, a knock on the back door. It took most of us aback....

Supplemental Essay: Amusing anecdote
491 Words
"What are the three types of rocks?" asked my teacher, waiting for us to respond. "Igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rock!" The voices in unison resonated in the classroom. Ah, childhood. The time where one creates completely new worlds from nothing, where one gets scraped and it does not hurt... where one finds complete happiness in discovering new things. As a child I underwent a phase where I enjoyed gathering rocks, whether they were big, small, red, or white. It didn't...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
138 Words
I have calluses on my finger tips, but these calluses represent dedication; I'm a self- taught guitar player. When I told my dad I wanted to learn how to play, he told me to grab a guitar, and watch. It was an arduous task to learn by observing, but worthwhile, because playing the guitar has given me a way to escape my bubble, to be expressive. When I feel doleful, I play my favorite solemn chords: an F variation with...

College Admissions Advice

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
86 Words
Getting university-sponsored scholarships is hard. At UNC, about 150 of the 8000 (2% aprox) of the admitted class was invited to compete for a Carolina scholarship during my incoming...

What I’d change about my application process
7 Words
My essays....

What set me apart from other applicants
4 Words

What I like about my school’s location and culture
29 Words
Chapel Hill isn't a large Atlanta-type city. I'm not...

My advice about getting recommenders
14 Words
Make sure they know...