vvan
vvan,
UCLA ‘18
B.S., Biology
Official nerdfighter
Features Included
3
Essays
8
Schools
14
Scores
1
Advice
7
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Long Beach, California
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin

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)
  • California State University - Long Beach (Long Beach, CA)
  • University of California - Davis (Davis, CA)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
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University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)

Applied for in Biology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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The long 30-minute routines on the freeway after a full day of school to get to another school were once unappealing to me. I would always stall as long as possible before opening the car door, fake a stomach ache, or pretend to not feel my mom tugging on my shirt or hear her voice waking me up from my overdue nap. But the door would open one way or another. We’d always start off the week at Chinese...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
485 Words
The long 30-minute routines on the freeway after a full day of school to get to another school were once unappealing to me. I would always stall as long as possible before opening the car door, fake a stomach ache, or pretend to not feel my mom tugging on my shirt or hear her voice waking me up from my overdue nap. But the door would open one way or another. We’d always start off the week at Chinese...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
257 Words
Science hasn’t always been my number one subject at school; however, after taking AP Biology, I’ve learned that everything from the skin on my body to the sex chromosomes and DNA making up my genetics is science. My favorite aspect of biology is either physiology and how the body defends itself from diseases or genetics and how traits are inherited. I feel that attending USC with a Biology major will not just confine me in the classroom, but...
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General Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
32 Words
You have so much time in the summer to do...
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High School Performance

Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
28
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
1870
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1330
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAmerican Red Cross, Model Congress / Model UN, National Honor Society, Prom Committee, School Band, Student Council / Government, Student Activities Committee
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Awards Received

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