College Admissions Info

University of California - Los Angeles, ‘20
BA, Psychology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

"Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier." - Albert Schweitzer
From: Moorpark , California
Gender: Male
First Gen College Student: Yes
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 8 schools
Accepted At: UCLA, USC, UC Irvine, UC Riverside, SDSU, CSUF, CSUN
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Vietnamese

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1300
Highest SAT: 1830
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High School Performance

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

Sports: Track & Field, Cross Country
Extracurricular Activities: Key Club, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), National Honor Society
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College Application Essays

UC Application Essays : 1. Tell us about a personal quality, talent, accomplishment, contribution or experience that is important to you. What about this quality or accomplishment makes you proud and how does it relate to the person you are? “I feel good! Oh, I feel so good!” I shouted out at the top of my lungs as a member that I serve asked about my well-being. I always felt awkward responding in this particular manner, but it is all in good...

Supplemental Essay: Scholarship application
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Gates Millennium Scholarship Essays 1. Discuss the subjects in which you excel or have excelled. To what factors do you attribute your success? I remember one Saturday, when I was in second grade, I sat on a table, concentrated on doing a 30-problem-set of long division while my dad intensely inspected me; most kids in school were working on addition and subtraction still at the time. I remember my father’s impatient frustration as he would wait for me to finish...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
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UCLA Additional Supplements 1. In your application you may have mentioned an extraordinary talent/skill or academic achievement. This may include participation in Junior Olympics, national debate competitions, recognition for musical talent, etc. Please take this opportunity to share with us more detailed information about the level of your achievement, depth of participation, and passion for this particular area. Some people are athletic; others are musically-gifted; some are both. I do not stand out within these areas, but I do realize...

Additional Essay Details:
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My essays concentrated on my background and identity. I had to look deep into my strengths and weaknesses. With many stories to tell, I know my grammar is not perfect or have been perfected upon submission, but I have great content that brings the readers into my life.

College Admissions Advice

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
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Pursue what you're passionate about and do it wholeheartedly. Don't do it for the college application, recognition, or...

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
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Well-Rounded, Diverse,...

What set me apart from other applicants
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It amazes me whenever I talk to people and they have not reflected so greatly upon their...

How I chose schools to apply to
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I know I wanted to stay in state. I applied to 3 reach schools (based on my standardized testing scores and GPA), 2 "within reach" schools, and 3 safety schools based of my interested majors and the programs that they have for my...