College Admissions Info

University of California - Irvine, ‘17
BA, Business Administration and Management, Psychology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am currently an undergraduate student at University of California, Irvine double majoring in Business Administration and Psychology and Social Behavior.
From: San Diego , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 5 schools
Accepted At: UC Irvine, UC Riverside, SDSU
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Mandarin

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1350
Highest SAT: 1900
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SAT Prep:

High School Performance

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

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Swimming/Diving
Extracurricular Activities: Church, School Choir, Community Cleanup / Service, Key Club, Student Council / Government, Tutoring/Mentoring, Student Activities Committee
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College Application Essays

Throughout the past few years, I have gone through depression. The inability to focus not only in school, but also in life, is something I have struggled to overcome. The majority of the time, I am able to successfully distinguish my emotions from my academics because of my overly organized tendencies. At other times, the feelings that come with depression are inevitable. Depression, for me, is hopelessness. My biggest struggle with depression is not being able to see the light...

College Admissions Advice

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
52 Words
I didn't use a private admissions counselor. Personally, I believe that conversing with other graduates is...

How I chose schools to apply to
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There are various websites that show you the average GPA for a university. Based on your own GPA, apply within your range. My suggestion is that...

How to increase chances at my school
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I believe leadership makes a huge impact. Also, get involved in extracurriculars that have to do with your planned major. For example, if you want to pursue Business,...

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
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Junior Varsity Swim ASB Pride Commissioner ASB Treasurer...

Post-college plans
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Apply to...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
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Find an internship during your summertime. Colleges like to see you active and productive during your summer break. This is a time where you can stand out because the majority of students normally don't find internships during...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
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People say that University of California, Irvine is 99% asians but that's not true! It's actually around 50% asian. Though it's still a big percentage, I've learned that the Irvine city is simply beautiful and unlike any other city. Upon arriving at UCI, I fell in love with the city and the school. The...

What I’d change about my application process
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I think my essay wasn't as original was I could have made it. At the time, I thought depression would be a good topic, but I realized that...

What set me apart from other applicants
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I believe that my leadership and initiative set me apart from other applicants. In addition, I pursued a lot of business...

My advice about getting recommenders
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One of my closest teachers wrote my letter of recommendation. She was a teacher I had a personal connection with and I highly suggest that when you ask...

Why I declined other schools
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Many schools had great business programs but I chose UCI for its...

Why I ultimately chose my school
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I chose UCI because of their improving and growing business school. I also chose UCI because...