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michellefli
michellefli
Pomona College ‘20
BA, Chemistry

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Econ/Math major, Dancer
From: Palo Alto , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Accepted At: UC Berkeley, UCLA, UC Davis, UC Irvine, USC
Denied At:
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

2270
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1550
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High School Performance

3.97
GPA
Top 5%
Rank
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Low one semester/year
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Dance, Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band, Rotary Club, National Honor Society, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement for Pomona, Harvard, UChicago, NYU, Yale, USC, Princeton, UPenn, Dartmouth, Stanford, Columbia, UC Berkeley, UCLA, UC Davis, UC Irvine: Art/acting/singing, Athletic achievement, Interest in fine arts, Issue of personal significance, One moment that changed you, Overcoming personal struggle, Story central to identity, Transition to adulthood, Family background, Death of a loved one, Overcoming depression
571 Words
Light March 10th was the day I couldn't hold it in anymore. I could no longer bear the pain of a wound whose healing process was one I knew would likely never achieve an end. The day before, it had been ripped wide open again by the news of my school district's fourth student suicide of the 2014­2015 school year­a fellow classmate with whom I had recently taken a partner quiz with in math and given advice to regarding his...









Personal Statement for Pomona, Harvard, UChicago, NYU, Yale, USC, Princeton, UPenn, Dartmouth, Stanford, Columbia, UC Berkeley, UCLA, UC Davis, UC Irvine: Art/acting/singing, Athletic achievement, Interest in fine arts, Issue of personal significance, One moment that changed you, Overcoming personal struggle, Story central to identity, Transition to adulthood, Family background, Death of a loved one, Overcoming depression
571 Words
Light March 10th was the day I couldn't hold it in anymore. I could no longer bear the pain of a wound whose healing process was one I knew would likely never achieve an end. The day before, it had been ripped wide open again by the news of my school district's fourth student suicide of the 2014­2015 school year­a fellow classmate with whom I had recently taken a partner quiz with in math and given advice to regarding his...









Personal Statement for Pomona, Harvard, UChicago, NYU, Yale, USC, Princeton, UPenn, Dartmouth, Stanford, Columbia, UC Berkeley, UCLA, UC Davis, UC Irvine: Art/acting/singing, Athletic achievement, Interest in fine arts, Issue of personal significance, One moment that changed you, Overcoming personal struggle, Story central to identity, Transition to adulthood, Family background, Death of a loved one, Overcoming depression
571 Words
Light March 10th was the day I couldn't hold it in anymore. I could no longer bear the pain of a wound whose healing process was one I knew would likely never achieve an end. The day before, it had been ripped wide open again by the news of my school district's fourth student suicide of the 2014­2015 school year­a fellow classmate with whom I had recently taken a partner quiz with in math and given advice to regarding his...









Supplemental Essay for Pomona, UC Berkeley, UCLA, UC Davis, UC Irvine, Harvard, UChicago, NYU, Yale, USC, Princeton, UPenn, Dartmouth, Juilliard, Stanford, Columbia: Explaining low grades/scores
332 Words
Although my application greatly reflects my time as a student, there are certain significant events that necessitate an explanation in order to accurately and thoroughly depict my story thus far. During my junior year of high school, my school district went through four student suicides. My academics, extracurricular activities, mental state, and entire life at that point were undeniably affected by the tragedies. The first passing that struck me particularly deeply occurred on November 4, 2014. He had been one of my...





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