hoang46117
hoang46117,
UCLA ‘18
B.F.A., Film, Video, and Photography
UCLA Bruin 2018 - Film and Theater Arts Major
Features Included
3
Essays
6
Schools
17
Scores
3
Advice
6
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Westminster
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken Vietnamese

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
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University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)

Applied for a B.F.A. in Film, Video, and Photography

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Describe the world you come from — for example, your family, community or school — and tell us how your world has shaped your dreams and aspirations. July 4th, 2009. Independence Day. My parents are at work. My sister and I are in our bedrooms and the doorbell rings. I answer it without hesitation. I thought robberies only happened in movies. My sister and I were ordered to lay on the floor; we were held at gunpoint in our own house. It was...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
185 Words
I will admit I like being in charge. It’s hard for me to sit on the sidelines and watch the action happen. As much as I love watching movies, I know I’d rather be creating them instead. I’ve always been fascinated by the work it takes to bring a motion picture to life, but I don’t want to be an ordinary moviegoer who wonders about the art of filmmaking and does nothing about that curiosity. I...
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Additional Essay Details
1504 Words
These are two more writing samples they had me write. Prompt: In no more than two (2) pages, describe a large project or event that you planned where you were required to work within a team. Explain some of the challenges you faced, how you handled them, and how the project ultimately turned out. Also describe how you might handle a large project differently next time. The curtain opens as the Master of Ceremonies, Josh Madrid, swaggers out onto the stage....
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General Admissions Advice

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
117 Words
I did not use a private academic counselor since I did not have the means to hire one. However, public schools do offer guidance counselor that know a lot about the process of college applications...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
171 Words
I interviewed at UCLA for the film program there. It was a one-on-one interview with a very nice program director. Of course I had to make sure I was well-dressed and educated on their program before I entered the interview. I anticipated questions like "Why do you want to be in...
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How to increase chances at my school
108 Words
You can do a lot to increase your chances at getting accepted at your dream school. First of all, make sure you have the right grades and test scores that the school...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.50
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2200
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1510
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details10 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSwimming/Diving

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesBroadcast Journalism / Media / Television, Drama Production Crew, Film, Key Club, Student Council / Government, School Theater/Plays
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Application Additional Materials

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