College Admissions Info

San Diego State University, ‘21
BS, Business Administration and Management

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Aspiring entrepreneur, dog lover, vanilla iced coffee drinker
From: La Mesa , California
Gender: Female
First Gen College Student: No
Race/Ethnicity: Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander
Accepted At: UC Irvine, UC Riverside, San Diego
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Withdrew From:

Test Scores

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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 5%
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Tennis, Lacrosse
Extracurricular Activities: National Honor Society, Key Club, Student Council / Government, Choir
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement for UC Irvine, UC Berkeley, UCLA, UC Riverside: Career aspirations, Athletic achievement, Leadership experience, Story central to identity
323 Words
Since starting high school, I have held myself to a very high standard in everything I do. I have always believed that I am capable of accomplishing great things. I refused to take anything less than classed designated as honors or advanced placement courses and I ran for every leadership position that revolved something that I was passionate about. One night before a speech I redid my whole presentation board just because I knew that I could do better. I...

Supplemental Essay for San Diego: Other
595 Words
In my entrepreneurship class, I received the opportunity to improve the ability to walk and bike down Highlander Way, a street in front of my high school. Although I am not a regular walker or biker, I decided that I wanted to find a solution to this problem because this one way street is where I park my car every morning and it’s located right next to where my tennis practice is held. This was the first step I...

Supplemental Essay for San Diego: “Why us” school essay
140 Words
The first time I visited USD was during my freshman year in high school. Right when I walked onto the campus I immediately looked at my mom and told her this is the college I want to attend. Knowing I wanted to keep my options open, I participated on College For Me (C4Me), a trip that allowed me to visit 12 California colleges during my junior year. Although I enjoyed visiting these colleges, none of them have created the same...

Supplemental Essay for San Diego: Unique question posed by school
152 Words
Recently I have started working with two of my peers on an idea that would give young adults easy access to birth control. Obtaining birth control is a problem because most young adults do not want to tell their parents they are sexually active, they do not have a car, or they lack the income to purchase birth control. With this project, I have learned how to work and communicate effectively with my peers. This project has also taught me...

College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
39 Words
I wish that I had started earlier on my personal statements and...

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
59 Words
Apply for scholarships! Apply for as many as you can, even if you think you are not going...

What I’d change about my application process
31 Words
I would have studied more for the SAT and...

My advice about getting recommenders
51 Words
The best way is to make friends with your teachers and the faculty at your...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
28 Words
Take classes at your community college and really...

How I chose schools to apply to (SDSU)
82 Words
After receiving my acceptances, I was between USD and SDSU, since these were the two that were closest to my home. I ultimately picked SDSU...

What I like about my school’s location and culture (SDSU)
83 Words
SDSU is amazing. The weather is perfect, although today was 97 degrees in the middle of October. At SDSU you are close to so many places...

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling (SDSU)
46 Words
SDSU has a huge campus so I was really scared making classes back to...

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling (SDSU)
74 Words
Before attending SDSU, I had doubts about registering for classes. I would hear other people say that it is too hard to...

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!) (SDSU)
59 Words
Fast- students are always moving Fun- there is always something to do: go eat, go bowling, play...