laviniadoan
laviniadoan,
Alabama ‘17
B.S., Chemical Engineering
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!
Features Included
3
Essays
16
Schools
16
Scores
5
Advice
2
ECs
3
Sports

Background

Hometown Chesapeake Beach, Maryland
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Vietnamese, Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa, AL)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
  • Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
  • Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, GA)
  • Clemson University (Clemson, SC)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Blacksburg, VA)
  • Boston University (Boston, MA)
  • Northeastern University (Boston, MA)
  • University of Maryland - College Park (College Park, MD)
  • Pennsylvania State University - University Park (University Park, PA)
  • Drexel University (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Auburn University (Auburn, AL)
  • North Carolina State University - Raleigh (Raleigh, NC)
  • University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign (Champaign, IL)
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University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa, AL)

Applied for a B.S. in Chemical Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
934 Words
Childhood memory
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...
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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...
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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...
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General Admissions Advice

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
17 Words
Apply for as many scholarships...
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Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
50 Words
My favorite organizations that I became a part of in college was my sorority and...
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5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Excited, Proud,...
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What I’d change about my application process
12 Words
I wish I had...
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Why I declined other schools
33 Words
It all came down to which school that gave me...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.31
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2020
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1420
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details10 classes and scores

Sports

SportsCross Country, Track & Field (Recruited), Volleyball

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesNational Honor Society, Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band

Experience & Awards

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