College Admissions Info

University of California - Los Angeles, ‘18
Civil Engineering

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: San Jose , California
Gender: Female
Legacy: Both Parents, Grandparent
Admission: Regular Decision
Accepted At: UCLA, UC Davis, UCSD, Santa Clara, USC
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1450
Highest SAT: 2070
SAT Prep:
ACT Prep:

High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 5%
High School Type: Religious
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Green Club, National Honor Society, South Asian Student Alliance, School Jazz / Orchestra, Tutoring/Mentoring, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism
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College Application Essays

Apple, Hewlett-Packard, Facebook, and I were all born in the same place--Silicon Valley, a lively area famous for its technological achievements. Our community is remarkably diverse. Many of my classmates at my Catholic high school are of mixed heritage, and I myself have an Asian Indian father and a Caucasian mother. Our melting pot combines not only an assortment of ethnicities (and their mouth-watering cuisines), but it also fosters a tolerant, open-minded attitude. My friends and I happily celebrate our...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
227 Words
How could a prospective applicant pass by the one of the happiest universities in the United States without feeling awed? Everyone knows that Brown is a highly acclaimed research university, but what I love about Brown is that students are encouraged to feast on the knowledge of the world and then apply that knowledge to improve society and themselves. I can pursue engineering, but I can also indulge my interest in word etymology, computer science, and even the works of...

College Admissions Advice

My favorite course thus far, and why
50 Words
Contrary to popular opinion, my favorite course so far at UCLA has been Multivariable Calculus ...

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

What I’d change about my application process
53 Words
If I had to redo my college application process, I would apply for engineering schools as...

My advice about getting recommenders
101 Words
It is really important to develop relationships with your teachers and professors in order to gain possible recommenders for recommendation letters (this includes applying to grad school as well). Start...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
136 Words
During the summer, instead of sitting around at home doing nothing, apply for a few internships or jobs. Even if these jobs seem boring and menial, if you really have nothing else to do, a summer job can be an extremely...

Why I ultimately chose my school
104 Words
I visited all the schools I was admitted to, and when I visited UCLA, I realized that UCLA was the place for me. It truly was the trip there that finalized...