College Admissions Info

Carnegie Mellon University, ‘19
BBA, Business Administration and Management

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I'm a student who is currently enrolled in Carnegie Mellon as a freshman in the Tepper School of Business
From: North Hollywood , California
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 8 schools
Accepted At: CMU, USC, Syracuse, Baylor
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1370
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 10%
High School Type: Religious
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Football
Extracurricular Activities: After School Sports Coach, Community Cleanup / Service
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Athletic achievement
40 Words
In high school I played football for all 4 years and I was a varsity captain for 3 out of 4 years despite battling injuries(broken wrist and broken ankle). I received several school awards and I was mentioned in several new articles.

Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
3 Words
Overcoming personal struggles.

Additional Essay Details:
924 Words
One of the essays I wrote about describes some of the difficulties I have had to overcome. “Day by day, we get better and better, until we can’t be beat, won’t be beat.” These are the words I echo before every football game as my team huddles up and we get energized for the game. The football field is a place where I feel perfectly content and where I have spent a majority of my life. Whether it...

College Admissions Advice

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
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Playing basketball...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
43 Words
Playing sports is always a good way for kids to build camaraderie with...

Why I ultimately chose my school
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The only way to know which school is best for you is to really...

Why I declined other schools
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I knew what I was looking for in a school so that helped. I wanted a school that had a prestigious...

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
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Keep it real. If your really not feeling a school, don't try and BS them into believing your really hyped on that school. ...

My advice about getting recommenders
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Choose someone you really like, you really talk to and that can talk about you in a specific way. No matter who...