Allison T
Allison T,
UCSD ‘19
B.S., Chemical Engineering
I love pho
Features Included
2
Essays
9
Schools
10
Scores
5
Advice
7
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Cypress, California
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian, Prefer Not to Share
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Cantonese

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • University of California - Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
  • University of California - Riverside (Riverside, CA)
  • California State University - Long Beach (Long Beach, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - Davis (Davis, CA)
  • University of California - Irvine (Irvine, CA)
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University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)

Applied for a B.S. in Chemical Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific 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...
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Tell us about a personal quality, talent, accomplishment, contribution or experience that is important to you. What about this quality or accomplishment makes you proud and how does it relate to the person you are? I sat in anxious anticipation on the hospital chair as we waited for the nurse to enter to take my vital signs. Earlier that month I had been diagnosed with scoliosis, an enormous shock to my overprotective parents who had never even seen me break...
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School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Supplemental Essay Other
16 Words
Write about yourself! Don't write about who you are not. Admissions can tell when you're lying...:)
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General Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
50 Words
Don't apply to too many schools! Only apply to schools you would consider attending. Otherwise...
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My advice about getting recommenders
86 Words
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...
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How to increase chances at my school
37 Words
Do NOT slack off in high school. Your grades are more...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
65 Words
Do something that you are actually interested in and that you could consider writing about in your personal statement. Pick...
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What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
42 Words
Talk about walking on the campus for the first time! For these types...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.27
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
32
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2200
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1510
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details5 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesTutoring/Mentoring, Asian Club / Asian Interactive Youth Association, Church, Japanese Club, National Honor Society, Science Club/Team, Tutoring/Mentoring
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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