College Admissions Info

University of Washington, ‘19
BA, Public Health

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Sunnyvale , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 10 schools
Accepted At: UCSC, Illinois, U Oregon, Washington
Denied At:
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Mandarin

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1410
Highest SAT: 2000
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High School Performance

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High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: School Choir, Dance, Tutoring/Mentoring
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College Application Essays

633 Words
Three girls and a boy linger outside the open chemistry classroom, nervously pawing at the ground. Inside awaits a monster, ready to rip them apart. The group is terrified. It was well known among the community that confronting the monster guaranteed an emotional breakdown. The group had no choice, however. It was a choice of crying for a night or living with failure hanging over their heads. Muttering their final prayers, the group hesitantly steps through the door towards their...

Supplemental Essay: Diversity statement
327 Words
“Sometimes…I think God’s like Santa Claus.” My friend raises her eyebrow. “What do you mean?” “When I’m faced with a situation that’s beyond my control, I ask God for help. It’s like…I’m using God like kids use Santa, to ask for presents. I feel that people just use religion to get the things they want.” I don’t meet her gaze, reluctant to admit that I use God as some kind of wish-fulfilling...

College Admissions Advice

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
41 Words
I was encouraged to not only do volunteering and community service, but...

My advice about getting recommenders
41 Words
I suggest going to teachers who you've had multiple times for recommendations....

What I’d change about my application process
61 Words
While I did receive very helpful advice from my private counselors in writing my application essays, sometimes the...