College Admissions Info

alyssaja19
alyssaja19
University of California - Los Angeles ‘19
BA,

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

UCLA Honors Student; interested in law; reaching for the moon
From: East Los Angeles , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: Other Family Member
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 5 schools
Accepted At: UCLA, UCSB, UC Irvine, UCSD, CSUN
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

1540
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1120
Highest SAT: 1540

High School Performance

4.30
GPA
Top 1%
Rank
High School Type: Public
College Classes In High School:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Cheer/Spirit Squad
How Spent Summers:
Work:

College Application Essays

Cheerleading was a major influence toward my identity. It is a sport filled with biases. My whole life, I have heard how it was not considered a sport. Yet, I did not mind, especially now, because it taught me, not only skills of cheer, but my identity. My coach would always say, “There’s no ‘I’ in team, but there is a ‘me’.” Individuality was a tremendous responsibility for me, especially being in an All-Star competitive cheer team. I had...









College Admissions Advice

Why I declined other schools
35 Words
UCLA has always been my number 1 choice of college, so when...





How to increase chances at my school
55 Words
Have TONS of volunteer experience consecutively through HS, you are GOLDEN if you can show that. Plus,...





Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
33 Words
No loans if you can do it. Apply for EVERY...





Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
49 Words
I just used general advice from counselors and the former graduating class. It really helps,...





5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
educated, warm-hearted,...