maggieh
maggieh,
UCLA ‘15
B.A., Language Studies and Linguistics, , Psychology
Bruin, Foodie, Dreamer
Features Included
1
Essays
5
Schools
7
Scores
12
Advice
4
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Monterey Park
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken Cantonese

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Irvine (Irvine, CA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
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University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)

Applied for a B.A. in Language Studies and Linguistics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

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Personal Statement
1083 Words
One moment that changed you, Reaching a goal
First personal statement: Screams came from my mother’s bedroom as I sat merrily on my bed singing along to music and finishing up the last few problems of my statistics homework. I dashed to her room as millions of thoughts enshrouded my mind as to what could have happened. With tears cascading down her face, she calmly explained to me that my father had got into a car accident and that he was unconscious. With my mouth wide open...
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General Admissions Advice

Additional material sent in after waitlisted or deferred
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Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
22 Words
Nope, but I used my high school...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
24 Words
Just be yourself. I only did one...
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Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
10 Words
Utilize your resources:...
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How I chose schools to apply to
18 Words
I chose 4 UC's and a...
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How to increase chances at my school
18 Words
Get good grades, have a...
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My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
5 Words
Community service,...
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Post-college plans
12 Words
A career in the...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
31 Words
I would honestly have fun. Your summers in college...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
35 Words
It's located in the middle of West LA and surrounded by...
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What I’d change about my application process
24 Words
I wouldn't stress out as much. I...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
22 Words
I came to Bruin Day, a day...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.03
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1980
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1400
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details3 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTrack & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesNational Honor Society, Hospital Volunteer, School Jazz / Orchestra, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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