College Admissions Info

Linda Huynh
Linda Huynh
University of California - Irvine, ‘16
BS, Pre-Medicine Studies, Public Health

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Second year, Public Health Sciences major at the University of California, Irvine. Looking to graduate in three years (or less) and apply to a pre-medical post-baccalaureate program. Career goal: physician
From: Orange
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 9 schools
Accepted At: UC Irvine, UCSB, UC Davis, UCSD, UC Berkeley, USC
Denied At:
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Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Vietnamese, Japanese

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1360
Highest SAT: 1920
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 1%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Some good some bad
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: School Jazz / Orchestra, Community Cleanup / Service, Tutoring/Mentoring
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College Application Essays

My Four C’s "The secret of making dreams come true can be summarized in four C's. They are Curiosity, Confidence, Courage, and Constancy.” - Walt Disney My name is Linda Huynh and I possess all the qualities it takes to make my dream come true. When I was young, my parents constantly pushed me to pursue a medical profession. If I became a doctor, they said, I would make enough money to earn a life of both luxury and...

Additional Essay Details:
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Hello, my name is Beautiful America Vietnam. Up until my junior year, I had gone through life without a clue of neither this interpretation of my name nor the personal importance of diversity. It wasn’t until a Cultural Fair at my high school that I became enlightened. My best friend and I had just purchased pan de dulce from the school’s Latin-American Club when one of its members took notice to my nametag and informed me that my...

College Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
80 Words
Definitely do what you like to do! Look for a program that aligns with your interests and pursue it. Remember - not every single...

My favorite course thus far, and why
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Ironically, my favorite course is NOT a pre-medical course (nor was it a core requirement for my major) - it was general education requirement: Dance 85: Dance, Culture and Ballet....

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
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I am very involved - more involved than I should be, I think. Here's an (abridged) list of what I have done: - Founded a high school mentorship program with a pre-medical organization - Organized a 300+ person conference as part of the Asian Pacific...

What I’d change about my application process
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Don't procrastinate,...