emh6
emh6,
UCLA ‘20
B.S., Language Studies and Linguistics, , Psychology
born & raised in Southern California, excited to be attending UCLA in the fall!
Features Included
2
Essays
17
Schools
10
Scores
3
Advice
4
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Long Beach, California
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Irvine (Irvine, CA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • University of Washington (Seattle, WA)
  • Boston University (Boston, MA)
  • California State University - Long Beach (Long Beach, CA)
  • San Diego State University (San Diego, CA)
  • California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (San Luis Obispo, CA)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
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University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)

Applied for in Language Studies and Linguistics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Sitting in the waiting room surrounded by adults attempting to mask their anxiety, I sifted through books of art as my legs dangled off a vinyl chair.  I had accompanied my mother, a Lymphoma patient, on another one of her countless doctor’s appointments. I was born during a short period of health she experienced before relapsing. After my birth, she underwent a stem cell transplant which resulted in her inability to have any more children. Without siblings to distract...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
294 Words
NYU would provide an excellent environment for me to explore my intellectual curiosities and passions. One thing that I am passionate about is language, which has led to my interest in studying Communicative Sciences and Disorders. The primary reason that I applied to NYU is because they have this unique major for undergraduate students that is not offered at many universities of the same caliber. I am motivated to study speech and hearing disorders so that I can help others...
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General Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
173 Words
Make yourself stand out to your teachers throughout high school, especially during your junior year. The end of your junior year is when you should be asking teachers to write letters of recommendation for you. I made sure to ask my teachers before school was out for summer, then I sent reminder...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
111 Words
Relax and have fun during summer, but also use this time to get involved in activities that will make you a more interesting college applicant. Start researching programs offered by universities for high...
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What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
91 Words
Try to incorporate all aspects of the college, including academics, location, career opportunities, research opportunities, social life & extracurriculars, etc. Spend some time on the college's website to...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.41
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
34
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2190
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1510
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsSoccer

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesSpecial Olympics, Spanish Club, National Honor Society, Model Congress / Model UN
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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