College Admissions Info

Occidental College, ‘19
BS, Public Health, Biology, Computer Science

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 1 supplemental essays
  • 2 advice topics

Student Background

Interested in Public Health and becoming a gynecologist. STEAM Advocate.
From: San Leandro
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: Scripps, UC Davis, UC Irvine, Occidental
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Vietnamese

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1290
Highest SAT: 1810
SAT Prep:
Highest ACT:
ACT Prep:

High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 1%
High School Type: Public
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: American Red Cross, School Band, After School Program Coordinator, Green Club
How Spent Summers:
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College Application Essays

For a long time, my culture and the things around me made me believe that I had to be soft spoken, quiet and submissive. Every time I was loud and outspoken, my mother would quiet me down and say that no man would marry me if I spoke like that. At that time, Amy Tan was the only writer that seemed to represent the Asian American culture. But even she revealed women who were submissive to their husbands. It got...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
232 Words
They asked for a personal idiosyncrasy and I said: "A personal idiosyncrasy of mine that all of my friends would agree with me on, is the fact that I bare my soul to anyone that cares to listen or wants to know something about me. I try to live my life as open as possible. I am bisexual. I have been out to everyone besides my family since middle school. That was the only huge thing that weighed upon me...

College Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
21 Words
I think what set me apart...

What I’d change about my school if I were student body president
106 Words
Ever since the "twincipals" came to my school, they have preached the fact that they want everyone to be equal. For example, they have taken away white gowns for the valedictorian, salutatorian...