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Hispanic Students Class of 2016 Official Results thread


Replies to: Hispanic Students Class of 2016 Official Results thread

  • sbjdorlosbjdorlo Registered User Posts: 5,057 Senior Member
    Fabulous, imliz123!!!!

    Do you know where you're headed? With low income, you're probably headed wherever you want! :-) Which school seems to be the best fit for you? You've got an amazing array of choices!


    Congratulations on some great choices! It's hard to pass up those full tuition scholarships! Keep us posted on the decision, ok?
  • perazzimanperazziman Registered User Posts: 2,376 Senior Member
  • entomomentomom Registered User Posts: 23,662 Senior Member
    I guess this admissions cycle is just about over. Congratulations to all and I hope everyone has a wonderful freshman year next fall!

    Any stats or other details you can give along with your results would be helpful to future Hispanic applicants, note that the template given in post #1 of this thread is slightly different from others, to add more details about the applicant's Hispanic status. Please feel free to approximate test scores, give generalized descriptions of ECs, etc. in order to protect personal privacy.
  • dirkslam41dirkslam41 Registered User Posts: 732 Member
    The admission process is daunting

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  • entomomentomom Registered User Posts: 23,662 Senior Member
    Note: In the spirit of sharing, I have added D2s results from last year to the Class of 2015 Results thread. You can find a link to the thread in the Resources sticky thread.
  • Ronaldofan94Ronaldofan94 Registered User Posts: 410 Member
    • SAT I (breakdown): 2200 (700 CR, 760 M, 740 W)
    • ACT: n/a
    • SAT Subject Tests: Biology M - 790, Math Level II - 720
    • Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0): 4.0
    • Weighted GPA: 4.89
    • Rank (percentile if rank is unavailable): 6/325
    • AP (place score in parenthesis): AP World History (5), AP Biology (5), AP English Language (5), AP Environmental Science (4), AP Psychology (5), AP United States History (5)
    • IB (place score in parenthesis): n/a
    • Senior Year Course Load: AP Computer Science A, AP Chemistry, AP English Literature, AP Calculus BC, Pharmacy Technician (certification course)
    • Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.): National Hispanic Scholar, AP Scholar with Distinction, National Ventures Scholar
    • Extracurriculars (place leadership in parenthesis): Math Club (President), Computer Science Club, Health Occupations Students of America, National Honor Society
    • Job/Work Experience: none
    • Volunteer/Community service: Participated in a summer hospital volunteering program.
    • Summer Activities: see above
    Essays (subjects and personal opinions):
    • Common App Main Essay: Wrote about a person who influenced me. Overall fairly good.
    • EC Short Answer: Wrote about volunteering at the hospital.
    • Additional Essay: none
    • Teacher Recommendation 1: Did not see, but was probably very good.
    • Teacher Recommendation 2: Did not see, but was probably very good.
    • Counselor Rec: Did not see. Probably average.
    • Additional Rec: none
    • State (if domestic applicant): TX
    • Country (if international applicant):
    • Gender: M
    • School Type: Public, 4A (~ 1800 students), Moderately competitive
    • Country of Origin: Mexico
    • Educational level of parents: Father attended community college for a semester. Mother graduated from high school.
    • Income level: $60,000 - $79,999
    • Adversity overcome: Not sure if this counts, but very few Hispanic students succeed academically at my school simply due to their families' (lack of) support and the culture in general. Have also dealt with some racism but since then have learned to ignore it.
    • Involvement in Hispanic community: My family and I vacation at Mexico every two to three years to visit family.
    • Other hooks (recruited athlete, development, etc.): None
    • Accepted: UT Austin, WashU, Vanderbilt, USC, Northwestern
    • Waitlisted: Princeton
    • Denied: none
    • Likely attending: WashU
    • Outside scholarships: LULAC Scholarship
    • Institutional scholarships: Dean's Scholarship (USC), Also received need-based grants at every university I got accepted into
    • Strengths: GPA, Essays
    • Weaknesses: My ECs were not overly outstanding. However, I believe they were still focused and showed interest in particular fields.
    General Comments: I am certainly amazed with how the admissions season went for me this year. I have plenty of great colleges to choose from, for sure. All of my demonstrated need has been met at the majority of the colleges I got accepted into as well. :)
  • windowstoheavenwindowstoheaven Registered User Posts: 26 Junior Member
    This is for my S.
    Original posted stats on #13

    • Major: Physics - College of Arts & Sciences
    • Accepted:
      -Santa Clara University (full-tuition Jesuit Ignatian award)
      -Barrett Honors College, ASU (full-tuition National Scholar award)
      -Fordham University ($24,100 Jogues scholarship & Fordham Grant In Aid)
      -NYU-Poly ($16k Promise scholarship)
      -University of Illinois Urbana Champaign (no scholarship offer)
      -University of Washington (no scholarship offer)
      -University of Portland ($17k President's scholarship)
      -Case Western Reserve ($22,500 CWRU merit scholarship)
      -Colorado School of Mines ($12k CSM merit scholarship)
      -Loyola New Orleans ($22k Jesuit Identity scholarship)
      -Loyola Chicago ($16,500 Damen scholarship & Jesuit Heritage award)
      -Saint Louis University ($17k Dean's scholarship & JesuitHS award)
      -Willamette University ($19k Academic Leadership Award & Jason Lee Award)
    • Denied: Stanford, Georgetown, Cornell
    • Likely attending: Santa Clara University :)
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