College Admissions Info

University of California - San Diego, ‘16
BA, Music

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Calexico , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian, Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 8 schools
Accepted At: SDSU, UCSD, UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UCSB, UC Riverside, Cal Poly Pomona
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1210
Highest SAT: 1690
Other Standardized Tests:

High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 25%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Volleyball, Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: Asian Club / Asian Interactive Youth Association, School Band, Prom Committee
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work:
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College Application Essays

Walking across the aisles of Wal-Mart I get stopped by an Asian woman who looks straight into my eyes and asks me, “What are you?” I respond, “I’m Chinese and Mexican.” She then proceeds to nod her head and walk away. I’ve grown up and gotten accustomed to answering questions like this and many more throughout my adolescence. The subject of my ethnicity has always been an intriguing one amongst my peers. Growing up, I had a hard...

Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
343 Words
Peering through the foggy windows of the gym I stare wondrously at the girls in uniform, jumping towards the net, spiking that ball down at their opponent, and playing as if it were second nature. Volleyball has always been a passion of mine ever since I entered Jr. High. My timid nature though, had halted my efforts in trying to join the volleyball team. Having a low self esteem, being an introvert, and having no athletic friends weren’t exactly...

College Admissions Advice

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
61 Words
Honestly, no. The high school I come from is very low class and has almost no resources readily...

My advice about getting recommenders
174 Words
Whether you're a freshmen in high school or a senior, there is bound to be at least one teacher/coach/volunteer coordinator that you may have connected with. If the answer is "NO," my strong advice is that you start looking for one now. This is simply done by taking an interest...