tyliona
tyliona,
UC Irvine ‘19
B.S., Biomedical Sciences and Molecular Medicine
I am an incoming college first year!
Features Included
1
Essays
5
Schools
8
Scores
5
Advice
4
ECs
0
Sports

Background

GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken Vietnamese, Japanese

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of California - Irvine (Irvine, CA)
  • University of California - Riverside (Riverside, CA)
  • University of California - Davis (Davis, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
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University of California - Irvine (Irvine, CA)

Applied for a B.S. in Biomedical Sciences and Molecular Medicine

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Sibling

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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It was the first day of fourth grade when I met her. While we shared similarities in appearance, we were completely different in personality. She was outspoken, while I was rather quiet. As easily as she could breathe, she could speak her mind freely; bold and brave, she could befriend anything from the playground bully to a snail on the ground. I began to imitate her, for she was someone who I believed could do no wrong. Later, I realized...
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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
181 Words
Essays: I started working on my essays about two months before the application deadline. Although I finished in time, if I could do it again I would have started earlier simply to have had more time to brainstorm and revise. Extracurricular: I had a fair amount, but nowhere near what some others had....
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
93 Words
Internships! Preferably those that have to do with your major / a possible career path. Pick something and stick with it! You don't have to do the most...
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Why I declined other schools
75 Words
Cost was probably the major issue. Know what you can afford! Privates are considerably more expensive than publics. You don't want to...
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Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
59 Words
I chose not to take out loans. Instead, I chose a fairly affordable school close to me (instead...
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How I chose schools to apply to
97 Words
I wanted to apply to only publics, since privates were out of my budget. I also chose not to apply to any out of state schools because those were...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.42
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
33
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
1880
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1340
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details4 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAmerican Heart Association, Library Volunteer, Key Club, Asian Club / Asian Interactive Youth Association

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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