College Admissions Info

yippers
yippers
University of California - Los Angeles, ‘14
BS,

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

A cynical twig who likes the internet too much.
From: Overland Park , Kansas
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: Notre Dame, UCLA, UCSD, UC Davis, Kansas
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Korean

Test Scores

2110
SAT
33
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1470
Highest SAT: 2110
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High School Performance

Top 1%
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High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: School Band, School Theater/Plays, Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band, Marching Band, National Honor Society, Nursing Home Volunteer
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Bizarre talent, Family background
512 Words
I am the The Little Engine that Could; you know, the children’s book, by Watty Piper, where the little blue engine whispered to itself, “I think I can?” I hope you won’t deem my essay as too cliché already, but my perseverance is what helped me survive junior year. True to urban legend, my junior year was my most difficult. I was a crazy person to willingly juggle all that I was doing: marching band, three AP classes,...







Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
309 Words
Last November, the counselor’s office at my school was hosting a Notre Dame college visit. Extremely prone to procrastination, I signed up one day before. I initially scrawled my name on that sheet of paper because I had heard good things about Notre Dame: it was prestigious with an affiliation to my religion, Catholicism. Due to its high ranking, I expected a histrionic presentation on the legacy and prestige Notre Dame could provide but was pleasantly surprised by the...





Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
298 Words
I think the real question here is, “How well can you answer the vaguest essay prompt ever?” Truthfully, I usually despise open-ended activities; I’m terrible at music composition, drawing anything but inanimate objects, and creative thinking in general. Despite all of my previous failures, I like this question. It may be due to the fact that my brain is fried from calculus and other college applications, but no matter, I’ll try to pull this off. The only thing...





College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
46 Words
Decide what colleges you want to go to early on. When I first starting...





My advice about getting recommenders
43 Words
Have well-rounded essays. I had two very well respected teachers at my school...





What I like about my school’s location and culture
49 Words
This one is a no brainer. The weather is amazing. For someone who lives in...





Recommended summer activities during high school and college
37 Words
Volunteer, volunteer, volunteer. Just keep yourself busy. Have a job, go...