College Admissions Info

University of California - Santa Barbara, ‘21
BA, Language Studies and Linguistics

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

coming in clutch every quarter
From: nope , California
Gender: Female
First Gen College Student: No
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Accepted At: Cal Poly, CSUF, Illinois, Pitt, Penn State, Purdue, SDSU, San Diego, UCSC, UC Riverside
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:

Test Scores

Highest ACT:
Other ACT Scores:
ACT Prep:

High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 25%
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
College Classes In High School:
Academic Performance in High School: Some good some bad
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Cheerleading, Track & Field (Recruited), Cross Country
Extracurricular Activities: Academic Decathlon, Community Cleanup / Service
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work:

College Application Essays

Personal Statement for UCSB, Illinois, Pitt, Penn State, San Diego: Overcoming personal struggle
515 Words
Greek mythology always fascinated me. Greek heroes possessed power, pride, and strength and constantly saved the world from what seemed to be treacherous, inevitable fates. Hoping to adopt those endeavors and qualities as my own, I put them on pedestals, eyeing them with wishful admiration. I genuinely thought I could be as capable and composed as they were. But I was no Atlas, because when the earth came crashing down, I couldn’t hold the world around me together. From...

Supplemental Essay for UCSB, UCSC, UC Riverside: Unique question posed by school
355 Words
The first three notes are Do-Re-Mi, and the formula for financial interest is A = Pe to the power of rt. One is a musical base, and the other shows how small investments grow over time.These two unrelated concepts converged when I tutored elementary school kids with autism and dyslexia. By investing in my musical talents, I created entertaining ways that further enriched my students' education. During the first two weeks that I introduced traditional instruction, my students associated terms...

College Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
68 Words
tbh stop stressing about being different. too many people try to be different and they try too hard. they need...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
8 Words
do what...

What I’d change about my application process
20 Words
don't procrastinate. don't shotgun. only send...

Post-college plans
41 Words
be practical, but don't give up on what you want to do....

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
33 Words
i got a lot of money in writing scholarships--my advice?...