amandesai251
amandesai251,
UCLA ‘21
B.S., Physics
The most talkative quiet person you’ll never meet
Features Included
1
Essays
14
Schools
11
Scores
15
Advice
1
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Mumbai, India
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign (Champaign, IL)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
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University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)

Applied for a B.S. in Physics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

Personal Statement
653 Words
Interest in med/sci/math
“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...
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School Specific Advice

How I would describe the wider community surrounding campus
35 Words
People on campus are really smart and very optimistic about the...
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How to increase chances at my school
7 Words
Apply ED,...
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How important school spirit is around athletics at my school
2 Words
Fairly...
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5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Smart, optimistic,...
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How I would rate the diversity of the student body
0 Words
8/10
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My favorite course thus far, and why
16 Words
Cluster 73: It's a multidisciplinary course...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
45 Words
Interviews are a lot of fun, just answer every question honestly. You can prepare...
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How to increase chances at my school
12 Words
Get good grades, get...
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Research, job or internship opportunities available to students at my school
14 Words
There are literally tons...
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General Admissions Advice

How I made up for low grades in high school
13 Words
Worked twice as hard...
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How I narrowed down my essay topics
16 Words
Picked the topics for which...
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How to deal with the stress of applying to college
24 Words
Spend time with friends, remain focused at...
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What I’d change about my application process
40 Words
I'd apply early decision at a college I was really excited about,...
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What I learned transitioning from high school to college
22 Words
College is great, no matter where you...
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My advice about getting recommenders
26 Words
Select the teachers whose classes that you truly...
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High School Performance

GPA
4
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 10%
 
Academic Performance in High School Low at first but improved

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2230
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1530
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesTutoring/Mentoring
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Experience & Awards

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