College Admissions Info

University of California - Los Angeles, ‘20
Language Studies and Linguistics, Psychology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

born & raised in Southern California, excited to be attending UCLA in the fall!
From: Long Beach , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 15+ schools
Accepted At: UC Berkeley, UC Irvine, UCLA, UCSD, Cornell, NYU, Washington, BU, U of Portland, CU, CSULB, SDSU, Cal Poly
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1510
Highest SAT: 2190
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High School Performance

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Top 5%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Soccer
Extracurricular Activities: Special Olympics, Spanish Club, National Honor Society, Model Congress / Model UN
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College Application Essays

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...

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...

College Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
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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...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
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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...

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
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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...