College Admissions Info

brianhlien

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

1st year College Undergraduate at UC Irvine
From: San Jose , California
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Applied To: 8 schools
Accepted At: UC Irvine, San Jose State, UCSC
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Is English First Language: No

Test Scores

1920
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1360
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High School Performance

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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Key Club, National Honor Society, Boy/Girl Scouts
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Leadership experience
384 Words
Throughout my life, it was often terrifying for me to express my thoughts and opinions with words because I was scared. “Why am I so afraid?” is a question I used to always ask myself. Being afraid to speak, of being judged and of being humiliated in front of others were my greatest fears. This anxiety stemmed from my inability to speak fluently in my early childhood; I had problems communicating with others, regardless whether it was with friends, relatives,...







Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
37 Words
I talked about why specifically UC Irvine fit my standards for a 4 year public University, and I also briefly described my aspiration and passion for Engineering and how the Henry Samueli School for Engineering fit my needs.

College Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
86 Words
The summer before you start college, you may feel like meeting up with everyone "one last time" and just hanging out and relaxing. I do admit...