College Admissions Info

arjun1509
arjun1509
University of California - Los Angeles ‘20
BA, Economics

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Business Economics; UCLA Class of 2020
From: San Diego , California
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 15+ schools
Accepted At: SDSU, Cal Poly, UC Riverside, UC Davis, UC Irvine, UCSD, UCSB, UC Berkeley, BC, BU, Case, Emory, Northeastern, UVA, NYU
Denied At:
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: French, Telugu

Test Scores

2150
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1490
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High School Performance

4.20
GPA
Top 10%
Rank
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Best Buddies, Marching Band, National Honor Society, Community Cleanup / Service, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization, Asian Club / Asian Interactive Youth Association, Tutoring/Mentoring, Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement for UCLA, SDSU, Cal Poly, UC Riverside, UC Davis, UC Irvine, UCSD, UCSB, UC Berkeley, BC, BU, Case, Emory, Northeastern, UVA, NYU, WashU, Rochester: Bizarre talent, Career aspirations, Study/travel abroad, Summer experience, Volunteer/public interest work
528 Words
In an impassive manner, she told me her dad was murdered, her sister was raped and killed, and that her mother abandoned her and her siblings. She defended her nonchalant mannerism, claiming “my story is not as sad as others’.” After my shock subsided, I became gravely wary of the immense dichotomy between the problems faced in America versus the problems faced in other parts of the world. This past summer, with a group of real-world professionals and philanthropists, I...









Personal Statement for UCLA, SDSU, Cal Poly, UC Riverside, UC Davis, UC Irvine, UCSD, UCSB, UC Berkeley, BC, BU, Case, Emory, Northeastern, UVA, NYU, WashU, Rochester: Bizarre talent, Interest in fine arts, Leaving home, Role model/inspiration, Story central to identity, Study/travel abroad, Summer experience, Transition to adulthood
514 Words
“You’re a disappointment.” Before I met her, I told myself this everyday. I couldn’t accept that mediocrity at something preceded mastery at it, until I met her. In the past 6 years, she has become my closest friend despite the ups-and-downs in our relationship. At first glance, I became infatuated, and wanted to interact with her. I had to persist to get her attention, and I’m fortunate I did because she turned out to be my perfect match. ...







College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
104 Words
I applied to a lot more schools than I should have/that was necessary. Although it is good to be safe, I feel like the reason that my common app wasn't...





Recommended summer activities during high school and college
94 Words
No matter what you do, make sure to use your free time to do something you are passionate about. Although academics should always be on your priority list,...





My advice about getting recommenders
102 Words
Be smart when choosing teachers for you letter of recs. Although it might sound superficial, it is important to choose teachers that would be best at glorifying you in all aspects....





Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
146 Words
Although I did hire a private counselor, I didn't use it nearly as heavy as some of my friends did. I think its important to spend a lot of time on your own figuring out how you want to write about your experiences...