College Admissions Info

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University of California - Irvine ‘16
BA,

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Just your average dog loving, food enthusiast with a passion to help others.
From: Rosemead , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 8 schools
Accepted At: SDSU, CSULB, UC Irvine, UC Riverside
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

1590
SAT
24
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1150
Highest SAT: 1590
Other SAT Scores:
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High School Performance

3.92
GPA
Top 10%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Low at first but improved

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Key Club, Dance, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
How Spent Summers:
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement Prompt #1 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. Ever since my sophomore year in high school, I knew that a life in business was the path for me. My family has owned a successful donut shop until my sophomore year. During that year, my parents talked to me about business being slow due to the high unemployment rates and rising ...















College Admissions Advice

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
59 Words
When I was looking for scholarships, I asked my teachers and counselors for which ones I was eligible...





How I chose schools to apply to
136 Words
When I was deciding what schools I wanted to attend, the first thing I decided was where I wanted to go for college. I wanted to stay within Southern California so I knew I needed to narrow down my options. I...





Post-college plans
115 Words
I didn't decide what I wanted to do after college until the beginning of my third year in college. It is okay to go into college not having your whole life planned out. I even...





What I like about my school’s location and culture
91 Words
I love the environment of my college campus. It is a smoke-free area with a beautiful park right in the middle of campus. There is a great...





What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
62 Words
My only advice for this question would be to write about you. I remember when I began writing my...





Recommended summer activities during high school and college
94 Words
I would highly recommend searching for a summer internship whether you are in high school or college. Even doing some community service to see what field of work...





Why I declined other schools
50 Words
My goal entering college was to attend a UC. I've set that goal for myself...