True Bruin
True Bruin,
UCLA ‘13
B.A., Communication and Media Studies
UCLA Transfer Student, Alumna, and current College Counselor
Features Included
2
Essays
5
Schools
2
Scores
5
Advice
0
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Los Angeles, California
GenderFemale
EthnicityBlack / African American, White Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision, Transfer
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
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University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)

Applied for a B.A. in Communication and Media Studies

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents + 2 more

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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"We're excited about you! We're definitely impressed with the instruments you play and your production skills... We need to pair you with a rapper. Soulja Boy is hot right now. Let's get you in the studio tomorrow," the record exec at DefJam suggested, leaning back in his chair, contract in hand, ready to be signed. "No, No, No!" I screamed in my head. Had he not listened to a single song I'd played him? I stared at him coldly. Sensing...
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Additional Essay Details
453 Words
I took the liberty of anticipating some questions you may still have after reviewing my application. Please find my answers below: What are your long-term academic and professional goals? I plan to obtain an MBA and then go on to complete a PhD program in Education and/or Media Studies. It is a dream of mine to build a multi-media production company that positions me as a thought leader in entertainment media, pursue all of my artistic and business interests,...
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General Admissions Advice

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
58 Words
Yes I had a mentor who helped me through the process. She was a college consultant and...
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Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
49 Words
I was able to secure a full ride based on my academic achievement at a...
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How to approach transferring schools
56 Words
If you are transferring from a community college like I did, you must make sure you have...
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What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
51 Words
Look into what it means to be a "True Bruin." UCLA loves well rounded students...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
25 Words
I felt like I had a community that...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.17
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2390
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1600
SAT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details1 classes and scores

Sports

SportsCheer/Spirit Squad

Extracurriculars

Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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