College Admissions Info

taylorso
taylorso
University of California - Irvine, ‘17
BA, Criminology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am a Korean/American attending UCI.
From: La Crescenta , California
Gender: Male
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 12 schools
Accepted At: UC Irvine, UCSC, Santa Clara, LMU
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Korean

Test Scores

1770
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1270
Highest SAT: 1770
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High School Performance

4.03
GPA
Top 50%
Rank
High School Type: Other Private
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Golf , Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: Church, Community Cleanup / Service, Tutoring/Mentoring, Student Activities Committee
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College Application Essays

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...













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...







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...







Additional Essay Details:
12 Words
These two essays are filled with true personal issues I've gone through.

College Admissions Advice

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