College Admissions Info

Claremont McKenna College, ‘19

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Taichung City , California , Taiwan
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Accepted From Waitlist
Applied To: 15+ schools
Accepted At: Claremont (CMC), USC, UC Davis, UCLA, UCSD, UCSB, UNC, Baylor, Northeastern, Rochester
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Gan Chinese

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1530
Highest SAT: 2230

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 10%
High School Type: Religious
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Track & Field, Basketball
Extracurricular Activities: Photography / Film, Student Council / Government, Model Congress / Model UN, World/Global Affairs Club, Community Cleanup / Service, Church
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Place you’re content
653 Words
Some people seem to come out of the womb holding paint brushes and color pencils. While I had friends whose five minute “doodles” could win the admiration of the entire class, I struggled to keep my stick figures from looking too revolting. I knew it wasn’t that I lacked creativity, as I had often been lauded for my problem-solving skills. Art was entirely different realm. The moment I picked up a camera, though, everything changed. To my...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
193 Words
Claremont McKenna has long been a school that I have desired to go to. There is no single element that influences me but instead there are many fabulous aspects about this school that appeal to me. With the 9:1 student to teacher ratio at Claremont McKenna, I would be able to get to know my professors on a personal level, just as I love doing. The consortium and Athenaeum are other unique aspects of Claremont McKenna. Being able to hear from...

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