College Admissions Info

University of California - Los Angeles, ‘21
BS, Physics

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

The most talkative quiet person you’ll never meet
From: Mumbai , India
Gender: Male
First Gen College Student: No
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Accepted At: Illinois, UCSD
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Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1530
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High School Performance

Top 10%
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Low at first but improved

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Tutoring/Mentoring
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement for Stanford, UChicago, Cornell, Northwestern, CMU, Yale, Brown, UPenn, Columbia, UMich: Interest in med/sci/math
653 Words
“A Brief History of Time”   It was a pleasant February morning when my Grade 6 science teacher, Ms. Anjali Tilak, entered the classroom and wrote those five words on the chalkboard. While I am usually not this dramatic, I think it is safe to say that those five words changed the course of my life.    Ms. Tilak smiled as she saw the cluelessness on our faces and explained to us that she was referring to Stephen Hawking’s bestseller about modern...

College Admissions Advice

How I made up for low grades in high school
13 Words
Worked twice as hard...

How I narrowed down my essay topics
16 Words
Picked the topics for which...

How to deal with the stress of applying to college
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Spend time with friends, remain focused at...

What I’d change about my application process
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I'd apply early decision at a college I was really excited about,...

What I learned transitioning from high school to college
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College is great, no matter where you...

My advice about getting recommenders
26 Words
Select the teachers whose classes that you truly...

How I would describe the wider community surrounding campus (UCLA)
35 Words
People on campus are really smart and very optimistic about the...

How to increase chances at my school (UChicago)
7 Words
Apply ED,...

How important school spirit is around athletics at my school (UCLA)
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5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!) (UCLA)
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Smart, optimistic,...

How I would rate the diversity of the student body (UCLA)
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My favorite course thus far, and why (UCLA)
16 Words
Cluster 73: It's a multidisciplinary course...

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience (Stanford, Northwestern, CMU, Yale, Brown, UPenn)
45 Words
Interviews are a lot of fun, just answer every question honestly. You can prepare...

How to increase chances at my school (UCLA)
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Get good grades, get...

Research, job or internship opportunities available to students at my school (UCLA)
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There are literally tons...