College Admissions Info

University of California - Los Angeles, ‘20
BA, Business Management

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I don't know how I became an adult. But I'm 18 and here now, so I guess this is what it is.
From: Mumbai , India
Gender: Female
First Gen College Student: No
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Accepted At: UBC
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Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1470
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 1%
Academic Performance in High School: Low at first but improved
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: After School Program Coordinator, Boy/Girl Scouts, Dance, Drama Production Crew, Quiz Bowl/Academic Bowl, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, School Theater/Plays, Tutoring/Mentoring
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College Application Essays

It indeed was the best of times and the worst of times when I tried to brush off the dust from ‘The Tale of Two Cities’ when I was just ten years old. But mostly, it was Stage One: The Immature Child. The noble journey had started earlier, when I was eight. Our old and spectacled librarian made us read a book every week. She claimed that she had read all the books on the shelves, and would be able...

Supplemental Essay for NYU: “Why us” school essay
420 Words
My father is a wise man with a round belly. He has been transforming his wisdom to anecdotes for me to process ever since I interpreted language. When my processor became competent to revert back, my incessant query was, “How do you know this brilliant piece of information works, when you really get in there?” And my father would say, “I am a wise man…” One day, we visited his office, where he works an engineer, and saw life-size machines...

Supplemental Essay for Northwestern: “Why us” school essay
314 Words
I gingerly made my way across the corridor, following the “look left, look right and look left again” rule though I wasn’t crossing a bustling street. I made my way to the entrance, assuming no eyes had caught my presence. I silently nudged the door to avoid its creaking. But the hinges creaked. The door opened. Suddenly, forty eyes had caught my presence. This was the day I had disappeared from class. All eyes demanded an explanation. I didn...

Supplemental Essay for UChicago: “Why us” school essay
545 Words
The Engineer is India’s most abundant species. Its demographics there are interesting. Until Independence, the Engineer, though scarce, enjoyed glory as a rare and regal bird. Post independence, however, an impoverished yet growth-driven India developed a mechanism to synthetically breed more Engineers to earn more out of the precious species. This led to the Great Population Explosion of the Engineers for which the extraordinary capabilities of countless other mammals were tamed and sacrificed. Most Engineers now encounter the hostile...

College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
118 Words
I would give myself more time to revise on those essays, the latter ones came out better. I'd also give myself more time to study for the SATs because I know I could have done...

How to increase chances at my school (UCLA)
90 Words
The people at UCLA are like the weather at LA, they are all sunny! Optimism is a quality given a lot of emphasis on. I'm not sure...