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jlamar
jlamar
University of California - Los Angeles, ‘17
BS, Physics

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Oakland , California
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 13 schools
Accepted At: UCLA, UC Berkeley, UCSB, UC Davis, UCSD, USC, Cal Poly
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Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

2290
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1550
Highest SAT: 2290
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High School Performance

4.30
GPA
Top 5%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Tennis
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Family background
556 Words
I was blessed to grow up in a family in which knowledge and reading were valued highly. This love of knowledge goes back several generations. My late grandfather was described as "Google before Google existed". Although I never knew him that well, relatives have remarked on my similarities to him in how my mind works. My mom is an avid reader with a love for Scrabble. My family watches every episode of Jeopardy and often calls out the answers before...









Additional Essay Details:
1021 Words
It is a bit of a tradition in my family to watch every episode of Jeopardy. Early on, it became a life goal of mine to one day be on Jeopardy. For fun, I decided to take the online test to qualify for the Jeopardy Teen Tournament. Much to my delight, I was one of the 240 teens who was selected for an audition out of around 100,000 who took the online test. My audition took place in a hotel in Burbank. ...















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