College Admissions Info

tyliona
tyliona
University of California - Irvine ‘19
BS, Biomedical Sciences and Molecular Medicine

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am an incoming college first year!
From: , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Sibling
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 5 schools
Accepted At: UC Riverside, UC Irvine, UC Davis, UCSD
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Vietnamese, Japanese

Test Scores

1880
SAT
33
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1340
Highest SAT: 1880
SAT Prep:
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Highest ACT:
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High School Performance

4.42
GPA
Top 5%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: American Heart Association, Library Volunteer, Key Club, Asian Club / Asian Interactive Youth Association
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College Application Essays

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...







College 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....





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...





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...





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...





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...