College Admissions Info

University of California - Irvine, ‘20
BS, Chemistry

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Hardwork Pays Off
From: San Diego , California
Gender: Female
First Gen College Student: Yes
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Accepted At: UC Riverside, UCSD, UCSB
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Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1150
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 1%
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Quiz Bowl/Academic Bowl
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement for UC Irvine, UC Riverside, UCSD, UCSB: Family background, One moment that changed you, Overcoming personal struggle, Leadership experience
363 Words
Standing at attention, presenting arms, and marching in cadence were all a part of being in the Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (AJROTC) program. Learning how to have discipline and executing every movement with precision were one of the many things I gained from the program. Being exposed to the higher leadership in the program made me motivated to become a part of it as well. I was selected as S-4 Shadow and the Academic Team Commander. Getting myself...

College Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
127 Words
I chose UC Irvine because of how energetic and welcoming the students and staff are here. The school has wonderful professors who are there to help you learn while having the student government lead fun events. Some of...

How I chose schools to apply to
95 Words
How I chose the schools I applied was based on location and the education at each college. My parents didn't want me to move out, but it was my...

My advice about getting recommenders
183 Words
My advice of getting recommanders is to pick the ones who you have created a bond with. Pick the ones who know you as other than a regular student. One of my recommender was my math teacher of three years. He was my math teacher for most of my math classes and was also the...

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
192 Words
When I was applying for financial aid and scholarships, it was overwhelming. There were so many scholarships to choose from and the requirements from each scholarship were very specific. My parents and I made the decision to not take out loans to avoid owning money even though it would be years until I paid it back. I applied...

Post-college plans
130 Words
After college, I plan to go to graduate school for forensic science. There are many forensic science programs so I'm still researching on which school is the best one for me. I chose to pursue forensic science after college...

What set me apart from other applicants (UC Irvine, UC Riverside, UCSD, UCSB)
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What set me apart from other applicants was that I was able to work hard and earn good grade while being involved in many after school activities. Even though I had a high GPA, my test scores...