College Admissions Info

True Bruin
True Bruin
University of California - Los Angeles, ‘13
BA, Communication and Media Studies

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 5 advice topics

Student Background

UCLA Transfer Student, Alumna, and current College Counselor
From: Los Angeles , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American, White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Both Parents, Sibling, Other Family Member
Admission: Regular Decision, Transfer
Applied To: 5 schools
Accepted At: UC Berkeley, USC, NYU, Columbia, Stanford
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1600
Highest SAT: 2390
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 1%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Cheer/Spirit Squad
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College Application Essays

"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...

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,...

College 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...

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...

How to approach transferring schools
56 Words
If you are transferring from a community college like I did, you must make sure you have...

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...

Why I ultimately chose my school
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I felt like I had a community that...