College Admissions Info

laviniadoan
laviniadoan
University of Alabama ‘17
BS, Chemical Engineering

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am a junior at the University of Alabama on a "full ride". Studying Chemical Engineering with the hopes and dreams of one day working in a food factory. Want to go to an AWESOME college without loans? Let me know!
From: Chesapeake Beach , Maryland
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 15+ schools
Accepted At: Alabama, UVA, GA Tech, Clemson, VA Tech, BU, Northeastern, UMD, Penn State, Drexel, Auburn, NC State, Pitt, Illinois
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Vietnamese, Spanish

Test Scores

2020
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1420
Highest SAT: 2020
Other SAT Scores:
SAT Prep:
SAT IIs:

High School Performance

4.31
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

Sports: Cross Country, Track & Field, Volleyball
Extracurricular Activities: National Honor Society, Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Childhood memory
934 Words
When students leave for college the toughest thing is to be away from friends and family. For me the hardest thing to be away from is my dog, Belle. Most dog owners would agree that there’s nothing better than the irreplaceable warmth and joy that “man’s best friend” can bring. My dog is more than my best friend. She is my blanket on a cold night, my welcoming committee when I come home, and my mental therapist when...













Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
185 Words
My parents raised me to believe in the importance of education. After completing his 2nd year of college, my dad had no other option but to drop out. His dream of becoming an engineer would never come true and his struggles to make a living began. My parents gave up their ambitions in order for me to have my own. They always strived to ensure me of a proper education that’d empower me to be whoever or whatever I...



Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
605 Words
Kilachand Honors College EssayWhat is the purpose of higher education? Technological change, economic uncertainty, and political divisions have brought new urgency to a long-standing debate about this complex question. Some argue that college should foster self-discovery, empathy, citizenship, clarity of thought, and elegance of expression. Others contend that college should promote practical skills, problem-solving, and career-oriented training. Write an essay of no more than 500 words taking a position on this debate. You may draw on your personal experience as well...









College Admissions Advice

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
17 Words
Apply for as many scholarships...





Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
50 Words
My favorite organizations that I became a part of in college was my sorority and...





5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Excited, Proud,...





What I’d change about my application process
12 Words
I wish I had...





Why I declined other schools
33 Words
It all came down to which school that gave me...