College Admissions Info

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

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: San Gabriel , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Sibling
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 8 schools
Accepted At: UCLA, UCSB, SDSU
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Vietnamese

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1220
Highest SAT: 1700
Other SAT Scores:
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High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 10%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Volleyball
Extracurricular Activities: Key Club, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), American Red Cross, Library Volunteer, Community Cleanup / Service, Student Council / Government
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College Application Essays

Knees slightly bent, I kept telling myself, “Just pass the ball." But each time the ball headed towards me, I was unable to pass the ball up. "Sub!” I glance at the sidelines as another player was awaiting me. I had been taken out. My eyes were looking down forcefully, too ashamed to look at anyone. As a three year varsity player, I was humiliated to be taken out. Elbows on my knees, I pressed forward to watch the game...

Supplemental Essay: Explaining low grades/scores
98 Words
I elaborated more on my experience with volleyball and the changes I had to make to my life once I became a varsity player my sophomore year. It was a little struggle for me to make that transfer because it meant that it would take off more time off my schedule just for playing volleyball. Volleyball wasn't just a mediocre sport at my school. It was a sport we all took pride in and made sure we lived up to...

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