College Admissions Info

University of California - Irvine, ‘15
BA, Film and Video Studies

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am a senior at the University of California, Irvine, majoring in Film & Media Studies and minoring in Information & Computer Science
From: Palmdale , California
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Prefer Not to Share
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 4 schools
Accepted At: UCSD
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1210
Highest SAT: 1680
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High School Performance

Top 5%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Soccer
Extracurricular Activities: Volunteer Coach, Science Club/Team
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College Application Essays

Supplemental Essay: Scholarship application
436 Words
My name is Patrick Montiel, and I am an eighteen-year-old first year undergraduate Computer Game Science major at UCI. I am extremely excited to be studying here, as many years of hard work and dedication have proven to be worth something. I have been a seriously dedicated student ever since I began my educational career. I have always strived to be the best at everything I do, and love impressing my elders, peers, and most importantly myself with an exceptional...

Additional Essay Details:
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College Admissions Advice

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
72 Words
Search the internet regularly for scholarship opportunities and apply for all of them. I wish I had done this much more, for...

How I chose schools to apply to
157 Words
I chose schools that were in California, preferably close to my hometown. I also chose my school because it offered the best program for what I THOUGHT I wanted to study. I've since changed majors to something my school is not very well known for or specialized...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
125 Words
Get involved as soon as you can! I had fantastic grades, but not much extra curricular activity out of high school. Nowadays it seems that extracurricular activity goes a long way, and can seriously compensate for anything lacking...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
112 Words
My school is located in Orange County. It's an extremely safe and well kept environment. There are trees everywhere. We are about an hour away from most major places such as LA, San Diego,...

My advice about getting recommenders
82 Words
My letters of recommendation were written by teachers I developed good relationships with in high school. These were teachers that liked me, not only for...