College Admissions Info

phoebe.s18
phoebe.s18
Scripps College ‘17
BA,

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 9 schools
Accepted At: UC Irvine, Scripps, Biola, Azusa, UC Riverside, CSULB, Pepperdine
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Mandarin

Test Scores

2140
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1490
Highest SAT: 2140
Other SAT Scores:
SAT Prep:
SAT IIs:

High School Performance

3.75
GPA
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Basketball
Extracurricular Activities: School Jazz / Orchestra
How Spent Summers:

College Application Essays

One. Ugh. It’s Amber. Again. I scoot away as far as I can from her as she sits at my table, cafeteria lunch tray in hand. “Why does she have to sit with us? Why can’t she just go sit with her ‘other’ friends and helpers?” It’s the eighth grade, and I want to seem as cool as possible. I pull my backpack closer to myself, away from Amber. Special education girl. Two. Sometimes we see them...











College Admissions Advice

What I like about my school’s location and culture
154 Words
I like Scripps' location in sunny southern California. Claremont is in a pretty centralized location to other great places in southern California as well, so there are plenty of opportunities to visit or even intern in Los Angeles or hang out at the beach. The weather...





How to increase chances at my school
67 Words
I personally felt that my supplemental essay wasn't as strong as it could have been, so I chose to do...





My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
71 Words
I am a member of the Scripps College Mock Trial team. I am one of the C Team captains as well...





How I chose schools to apply to
27 Words
I wanted to stay in Southern California for...





Why I ultimately chose my school
79 Words
I ultimately chose Scripps College because Scripps has a beautiful campus, excellent academics, and offered me a generous financial aid package. I also wanted...





Why I declined other schools
32 Words
I declined schools such as UCI and UCR because I...