College Admissions Info

Kayla S
Kayla S
Oregon State University, ‘19
BS, Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition, Research and Experimental Psychology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I enjoy nature and studying the human minds.
From: Portland , Oregon
Gender: Female
First Gen College Student: Yes
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Transfer
Applied To: 3 schools
Accepted At: Oregon State, Linfield, U Oregon
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Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1470
Highest SAT: 2100
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High School Performance

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

Sports: Dance, Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: Key Club
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College Application Essays

I became interest in Psychology primarily because I had a real interest in people, like why they do what they do, why they think how they think, why they feel the way they feel. The other reason I want to study Psychology is the outcome of what I mentioned above was because I want to help. I think this was partially down to a lot of my friends and other students in school being upset and thought about suicide etc....

Supplemental Essay: Diversity statement
271 Words
I am drawn to Oregon State University for other reasons. I strive to work with the diverse group of people that Oregon State University wholeheartedly accommodates – and who also share my mindset. They, like me, are there because Oregon State University respects the value of diversity. I know from personal experience that in order to achieve the trust, honesty, and success that this university values, new people are needed to create a respectful environment for these values. I feel that...

Additional Essay Details:
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How to Become an Adult - In the US, legal adulthood comes at 18, but it is my understanding that adulthood comes through responsibility, tears, laughter, and most of all: parenthood. It is effortless to watch other people’s children grow and flourish, but having my own was a terrifying new world for which I was ill-prepared. I was not ready for my first, Stanley, but now I cannot envision a world without him. Today, I am the proud parent of...

College Admissions Advice

How to approach transferring schools
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Transferring schools usually isn’t in your four-year plan as you prepare for your university adventure as a freshman – but it can happen, and usually when it’s the farthest idea from your mind. There are a number of reasons this can happen. Perhaps you weren’t thorough enough on your campus visit – or perhaps you didn’t make a visit at all. Maybe you didn’t do enough research on the availability of academic opportunities you desire or the kind of town atmosphere you want. Realizing halfway through your freshman year that you are not getting the kind of...

My favorite course thus far, and why
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he study of the human mind, body and behavior has been an interest of mine since my early teenage years. Since its introduction in the early 1800's by Wilhelm Wundt, a Germany scientist, psychology has expanded to several different fields. In almost every field of psychology there are four major goals that psychologist follow. First, they have to describe what occurred then explain why it occurred, predict what event is likely to occur next and then...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
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There are all kinds of volunteer opportunities in your community from an animal shelter, to the public library, to reading to children in a hospital, to working with others on beach cleanup. Since there are so many activities...