ToreroGirl
ToreroGirl,
San Diego ‘18
B.A., International Relations and National Security Studies
Hello! I am an undergraduate student at a private university. I'm majoring in International Relations and Education and one day, I'll be teaching abroad. "When life gives you a hundred reasons to cry, show life that you have a thousand reasons to smile."
Features Included
2
Essays
10
Schools
11
Scores
6
Advice
8
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Anaheim, California
GenderFemale
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of San Diego (San Diego, CA)
  • Boston College (Chestnut Hill, MA)
  • Fordham University (New York, NY)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Irvine (Irvine, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
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University of San Diego (San Diego, CA)

Applied for a B.A. in International Relations and National Security Studies

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
1119 Words
Family background, Career aspirations
1. Over the five years that I have danced, I have grown to love folklorico; however, it wasn’t always like that. The first time I stepped into my skirt, I immediately was thrown off by the unfamiliarity of the movements, how unbalanced I suddenly felt and the fact that I was being forced out of my shell. But instead of diving into this activity with a negative mentality, I overcame my fears and with great determination, managed to accomplish more...
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Supplemental Essay Amusing anecdote
405 Words
“Consider what you really want to devote your life to and set your eyes on that. Don’t set your goals to be how much success can be obtained, but how much happiness can be given to others.” Growing up, my father would repeat these words in hopes that his I would put my own passion in my lives and the lives of others. However, it was not until I joined high school marching band my freshman year and became...
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General Admissions Advice

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
44 Words
YOUR ENERGY MAKES THE INTERVIEW. Take a breather, because you'll be fine. Chances...
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Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
51 Words
Your counselor should be your best friend. Talk to them. In my school, there was...
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How I chose schools to apply to
75 Words
Make a list of ALL important factors that your dream school has to have. No fact is silly or based on a whim....
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How to increase chances at my school
183 Words
Be a well-rounded student! I did the whole package: academics, sports, band, clubs, community outreach, internships, non-profit involvements, church. If your school doesn't offer a lot, make it happen and fight for your education. You can petition-shows initiative AND the fact that YOU are taking charge of your education. This goes for classes, clubs,...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
35 Words
I did community service at libraries. I was in band, so...
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What set me apart from other applicants
85 Words
We all have something unique about us. For me, it was being a first generation, latina facing the dilemma of being torn part by two worlds...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.2
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1660
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1200
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details8 classes and scores

Sports

SportsDance

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAcademic Decathlon, Community Cleanup / Service, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), Multicultural / International Club, Marching Band, School Band, Student Council / Government, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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