College Admissions Info

vvan
vvan
University of California - Los Angeles, ‘18
Biology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Official nerdfighter
From: Long Beach , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 8 schools
Accepted At: UC Berkeley, UC Irvine, UCSD, CSULB, UC Davis, UCLA
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Mandarin

Test Scores

1870
SAT
28
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1330
Highest SAT: 1870
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High School Performance

Top 1%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: American Red Cross, Model Congress / Model UN, National Honor Society, Prom Committee, School Band, Student Council / Government, Student Activities Committee
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College Application Essays

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...







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...







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...





College Admissions Advice

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