College Admissions Info

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Oakland , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian, Black / African American
Legacy: Both Parents, Sibling
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 12 schools
Accepted At: Northwestern, USC, UC Berkeley, UCSD, UCSB, Vassar, ConnCollege
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1430
Highest SAT: 2030
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Highest ACT:
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High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 10%
High School Type: Religious
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
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Academic Performance in High School: Low one semester/year
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Basketball, Rugby, Tennis
Extracurricular Activities: Community Cleanup / Service, National Honor Society, Yearbook, Student Council / Government, Nursing Home Volunteer, Tutoring/Mentoring
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College Application Essays

Covered in a thin layer of dust and on the verge of falling off is my bumper sticker with a picture of John Muir and the caption “hike”. Bumper stickers, though rarely noticed by some people, usually bare great significance to the driver. They are an exclamation about the driver’s beliefs and values. The story behind my “hike” sticker goes back to a trip I went on during my freshmen year. Each year, my high school invites qualified science...

College Admissions Advice

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
59 Words
I interviewed with around half of the schools I applied to. The interviews ranged from formal in an...

My advice about getting recommenders
42 Words
I had two teachers write me recommendation letters: a science teacher and english...

How I chose schools to apply to
49 Words
Visiting schools is a must. I had several schools I thought I wanted to apply...

What I’d change about my application process
46 Words
I would probably spend less time stressing about my essays and more time researching...