College Admissions Info

Brigham Young University - Idaho, ‘17
BA, English

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Immigrant from China going to BYU
From: Seattle , Washington , China
Gender: Female
Admission: Regular Decision
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Gan Chinese

Test Scores

Highest ACT:

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 5%
High School Type: Public

Extracurriculars & Awards

None reported

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Chinese heritage
537 Words
I come from a very strict family background. Being born into a Chinese family may seem exotic, but believe me, it is nothing but work, work, and more work. I spent most of my childhood life in China, going to the same school that my parents attended at one time. My family and I moved to Seattle Washington because my father had lost his job at a well-known factory that was put out of business. His sister had married off...

College Admissions Advice

Post-college plans
117 Words
Currently, I am double-majoring in English and Political Science. Afterwards, I would like to attend Law School at Harvard for 3 years in order to become a criminal attorney. When I was young, my father and...

My favorite course thus far, and why
108 Words
Believe it or not, my favorite course is astronomy - out of all the classes possible and with my dreams of becoming a lawyer, astronomy really caught my attention! I had taken...

What I’d change about my application process
151 Words
If I were to change something about my application process, I would definitely have given more attention to my application essays. Being from a different country and not knowing English fluently, I never was able to make my essays pristine and clean because I had...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
139 Words
Although I love the Idahoan landscape with its majestic peaks and clear blue lakes, I can't help but think that I will really never fit into this culture that many Americans call home. Often times it has to do with the...

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
114 Words
I applied for SO many scholarships that I can honestly say I will never open up another scholarship site in my life when I finish graduate school! The good thing is #1 it's free money...