College Admissions Info

kimberlaii
kimberlaii
University of California - Los Angeles ‘17
BA, Psychology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: San Diego , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Sibling
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 8 schools
Accepted At: UC Berkeley, UCLA, SDSU, UCSD, UC Riverside, UCSC
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Vietnamese, French

Test Scores

1890
SAT
Highest SAT: 1890
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SAT Prep:

High School Performance

4.50
GPA
Top 1%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: American Red Cross, Rotary Club, Broadcast Journalism / Media / Television, National Honor Society, Community Cleanup / Service
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College Application Essays

I’m a Kleenex. At least… that’s how I feel with my so-called friends. Like a Kleenex, I was always there in times of need. I was that friend - the one that helped him forget his narcissistic ex-girlfriend, the one that let others borrow her notes for class. The one that stayed awake until the wee hours of the morning so you could rant about your negligent parents. I’m always there when your heart aches. But like...









College Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
166 Words
UCLA students are: 1. KIND. UCLA students are generally very friendly, very approachable people. It is very easy to have a conversation with people on campus, even if it's someone you run into by chance! 2. OPTIMISTIC. Many of the people that I have encountered have the go-getter personality and...





What set me apart from other applicants
80 Words
How do you stand out in a crowd? Personal statements of course! Think about it this way - all applicants have grades, test scores,...





Why I ultimately chose my school
87 Words
I chose UCLA because: 1. The environment is peaceful on campus. People generally look happy, the architecture is beautiful, and the weather is usually always nice! 2....





What I’d change about my application process
80 Words
I was overall satisfied with my application process, however if I were to change one thing, I might have taken the SATs more seriously....





My advice about getting recommenders
86 Words
Put yourself in your recommender's shoes - do you know the person well? Could you write a convincing letter about why this person deserves so and...





Post-college plans
86 Words
To be completely honest, I have no idea what I want to do with my life after college. I feel like many of my college friends...