smkling
smkling,
UC Davis ‘19
B.F.A., English
Hi! My name is Stacey and I'm from San Francisco. I enjoy pinteresting, sewing, watching anime, drinking coffee and milk tea, martial arts, etc. I am half-Chinese and half-White.
Features Included
7
Essays
7
Schools
3
Scores
5
Advice
2
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown San Francisco, California
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Cantonese, Mandarin

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of California - Davis (Davis, CA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, CA)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
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University of California - Davis (Davis, CA)

Applied for a B.F.A. in English

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

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Personal Statement 1: Three experiences I explored within my sophomore and junior year strongly guided me in my aspiration to join the Peace Corps. My desire to provide meaningful service developed when I began to volunteer extensively in sophomore year. The first volunteering event I participated in was the Harvest Food Bank. During this, volunteers go to a local church to help distribute food to those who have difficulty purchasing enough for themselves. Living in San Francisco, they were usually elderly...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
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How do Seattle University’s distinctive qualities align with what you hope to experience during your college years? (250-650 words) Three experiences I explored within my sophomore and junior year strongly guided me in my aspiration to join the Peace Corps. My desire to provide meaningful service developed when I began to volunteer extensively in sophomore year. The first volunteering event I participated in was the Harvest Food Bank. During this, volunteers go to a local church to help distribute...
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Supplemental Essay Amusing anecdote
116 Words
Please elaborate on one of your favorite extracurricular activities or work experiences. (50-100 words) I started to practice Shaolin kung-fu in sixth grade. My body was challenged to perform difficult physical (cardiovascular and muscular) movements as I developed a deeper appreciation for mental health and Chinese culture. In my junior year it became difficult to find a balance between kung- fu, AP classes, and JROTC. I decided to choose to do JROTC because I wouldn't be able to have the...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
349 Words
Name your favorite books, authors, films, and/or artists. (50 word limit) Films: Requiem for a Dream, The Color of Fear, Hotel Rwanda, The Killing Fields, China Blue, Schindler's List, The Pursuit of Happiness, The Case of Itaewon Homicide, Nobody Knows, The King's Speech, The Imitation Game, Supersize Me Books: Beloved, Lord of the Flies Words entered: 43 What newspapers, magazines, and/or websites do you enjoy? (50 word limit) Websites: Pinterest, Buzzfeed, DIY blogs, Youtube (specifically to watch crafting videos) Words entered: 11...
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Supplemental Essay Strong beliefs/principles
280 Words
Stanford students possess an intellectual vitality. Reflect on an idea or experience that has been important to your intellectual development. (100 to 250 words) I've never really questioned about what it really means to be an American.I see acts of racism happen nationally and locally,but never really concerned myself with this issue since it hasn't personally affected me. It wasn't until I watched The Color of Fear, a documentary that showcases a dialogue about the state of race relations in...
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Supplemental Essay Amusing anecdote
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Virtually all of Stanford's undergraduates live on campus. Write a note to your future roommate that reveals something about you or that will help your roommate — and us — know you better. (100 to 250 words) Dear Roommate, Sometimes bullet points are friendlier than paragraphs. -I know it's uncomfortable and embarrassing to release your bowel movements in communal bathrooms, but we'll get through it together with the support of the telling of my many encounters of tummy trouble in public. -Our conversations will...
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Supplemental Essay Strong beliefs/principles
231 Words
What matters to you, and why? (100 to 250 words) Friendship is something I definitely value. Before high school, I did have friends, but on a very superficial level since I found myself not really having much in common with them and didn't really do anything very memorable. When high school started, my connection to all my friends, even some who lived close to me, were cut off by the other party. I was hurt to some extent, but not so much...
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General Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
38 Words
Let the person writing your letter of recommendation know ahead of...
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Post-college plans
54 Words
After graduating with a Master's degree in English and Education, I plan on joining the Peace...
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Why I declined other schools
45 Words
I declined SF State because I wanted to experience a new environment/setting. Seattle...
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What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
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Talk about specific programs that the college may offer,...
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How I chose schools to apply to
51 Words
I chose schools that were in reach, and some that were out of reach, as...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.05
 
Rank
Top 25%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Some good some bad
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1770
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1270
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsGolf

Extracurriculars

Activities
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Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
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Awards Received

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