College Admissions Info

chens
chens
Willamette University ‘18
BS, Biology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am a Biology major/Chem minor at Willamette University. I love photography, art, and food.
From: San Francisco , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Accepted From Waitlist
Applied To: 15+ schools
Accepted At: Willamette, UC Merced, UC Riverside, Pacific, St. Mary's CA, SFSU, GCU, U Oregon, Oregon State
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Mandarin, Cantonese

Test Scores

1850
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1320
Highest SAT: 1850
Other SAT Scores:
SAT Prep:
SAT IIs:

High School Performance

3.20
GPA
N/A
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
College Classes In High School:
Academic Performance in High School: Some good some bad
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Community Cleanup / Service, Tutoring/Mentoring
How Spent Summers:
Work:

College Application Essays

“SPEAK!” my first-grade teacher yelled. I glanced up at a sea of eyes. After the first syllable, I was on my way. Snickers and giggles. This was the first time I had spoken in class. As a little girl, I counted the hours until my parents came home. I listened in rapture to their tales of coming to America: my father, frantically searching for a job, passing shop after shop to no avail and my mother, rushing to pick me...







Supplemental Essay: Using a metaphor
419 Words
Before I leave to volunteer, I have a routine. Clockwork: put on bag, print out directions and check-in list, and arrive fifteen minutes early to event. I put on my lanyard and I am the leader. Last summer, I was assigned an impossible task: recruit 10 new incoming freshmen in 4 weeks. I had just been initiated into leadership. I had no connections with eighth grade graduates, but I began making flyers.I would leave the house at 9AM, commuting from libraries...







College Admissions Advice

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





What I’d change about my application process
27 Words
Have different options for colleges (a reach school,...





Recommended summer activities during high school and college
31 Words
Find leadership positions in activities that interest you. Quality...





Post-college plans
13 Words
I plan on going...





How to increase chances at my school
36 Words
Willamette is looking for people who embrace culture and diversity, while...