taylorso
taylorso,
UC Irvine ‘17
B.A., Criminology
I am a Korean/American attending UCI.
Features Included
4
Essays
12
Schools
10
Scores
1
Advice
4
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown La Crescenta, California
GenderMale
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Korean

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of California - Irvine (Irvine, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - Davis (Davis, CA)
  • University of California - Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, CA)
  • University of California - Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
  • Pepperdine University (Malibu, CA)
  • Occidental College (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Santa Clara University (Santa Clara, CA)
  • Pitzer College (Claremont, CA)
  • Loyola Marymount University (Los Angeles, CA)
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University of California - Irvine (Irvine, CA)

Applied for a B.A. in Criminology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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There was a time in my life when I had no idea how to study. Pages went blank in front of me. All my test scores would be 60% or below. The only thing that kept my class grades stable were my homework scores. None of my essays ever received anything above a C-. My academic career was in a serious jeopardy because I did not know how to study and how to learn properly. This was my life up until...
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Supplemental Essay Explaining low grades/scores
493 Words
There was a time in my life when I had no idea how to study. Pages went blank in front of me. All my test scores would be 60% or below. The only thing that kept my class grades stable were my homework scores. None of my essays ever received anything above a C-. My academic career was in a serious jeopardy because I did not know how to study and how to learn properly. This was my life up until...
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Supplemental Essay Issue of personal significance
371 Words
Sweat began to drip down my back. I didn’t recognize myself – would others recognize me? This wasn’t the thoughts of a timid teenager who was having an identity crisis. They were the results of a jaw surgery that had wired my jaw shut so that I couldn’t speak, and a face so swollen that I looked like I had billiard balls in my mouth. I didn’t know what to think as I walked onto campus. While...
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Additional Essay Details
12 Words
These two essays are filled with true personal issues I've gone through.
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General Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
44 Words
I put in my very personal statements in my personal statement section for...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.03
 
Rank
Top 50%
 
High School TypeOther Private
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1770
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1270
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsGolf , Track & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesChurch, Community Cleanup / Service, Tutoring/Mentoring, Student Activities Committee
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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