College Admissions Info

Allison T
Allison T
University of California - San Diego, ‘19
BS, Chemical Engineering

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I love pho
From: Cypress , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian, Prefer Not to Share
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 9 schools
Accepted At: UCSB, UC Riverside, CSULB, Pacific, UCSD, Cal Poly Pomona
Denied At:
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Cantonese

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1510
Highest SAT: 2200
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High School Performance

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High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Tutoring/Mentoring, Asian Club / Asian Interactive Youth Association, Church, Japanese Club, National Honor Society, Science Club/Team, Tutoring/Mentoring
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College Application Essays

Describe the world you come from—for example, your family, community or school—and tell us how your world has shaped your dreams and aspirations “Sic fahn,” we chant in unison in Chinese and eye the food greedily, waiting impatiently for my father to pick up his chopsticks so we can follow suit. Every night, unlike many families that eat separately, we gather around the dinner table to eat dinner together. This family ritual has naturally given us a sense...

Additional Essay Details:
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Write about yourself! Don't write about who you are not. Admissions can tell when you're lying...:)

College Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
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Don't apply to too many schools! Only apply to schools you would consider attending. Otherwise...

My advice about getting recommenders
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Ask teachers who know who you are! A teacher can't write about you if they don't know how you are as a person and if you...

How to increase chances at my school
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Do NOT slack off in high school. Your grades are more...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
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Do something that you are actually interested in and that you could consider writing about in your personal statement. Pick...

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
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Talk about walking on the campus for the first time! For these types...