College Admissions Info

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, ‘18
BA, Communication and Media Studies

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Orange , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: Pepperdine, UCSB, PLNU, UCSD, Cal Poly, LMU
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Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1430
Highest SAT: 2040
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 10%
High School Type: Religious
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Dance, Key Club, National Honor Society, Tutoring/Mentoring, Student Activities Committee
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College Application Essays

My head felt heavy in my seat as my eyes widened and I saw flashes of white paint contrasting a dark surface. I had just awaken from a nap on our early morning bus departure en route to Siena, Tuscany. Had I known the view I was seconds away from witnessing, I would have never fallen asleep. My neck lifted my groggy head and my sight shifted from the passing sidewalk to a landscape that carried me back to my...

College Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
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adventurous, healthy,...

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
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camping, hiking, road...

What I’d change about my school if I were student body president
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I would promote more diversity...

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
29 Words
Cal Poly SLO is both a nationally and internationally...

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
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The best advice I received about choosing...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
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I love that there are so many beautiful places to explore...

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
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It is not impossible to switch majors here like everyone thinks it...