Flor Romero
Flor Romero,
UCLA ‘18
Hey there, I'm a second year at UCLA and would love to help anyone going through the application process! And trust me, you don't need perfect grades and test scores to get where you want to be. All you need is faith, the right advice, and determination!
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Hometown La Puente, California
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Waitlisted or Withdrew
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Santa Clara University (Santa Clara, CA)
  • Loyola University Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • University of California - Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
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University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)

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Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

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Personal Statement
1001 Words
Role model/inspiration
ESSAY #1: Since I was in grade school, I have noticed that I've always had a desire to excel, to be better than the average. Even if we were coloring, I always made sure I colored inside the lines no matter how much of a rush I was in. I remember my brother telling me that I was always quite mature for my age, even though I had no idea what he meant at the time. It wasn't until I reached...
Supplemental Essay Issue of personal significance
130 Words
Thankfully I have not experienced any serious circumstance that has highly affected my academics. However as a first generation to attend college from my family, I haven’t had the advantage my friends have had of having highly educated parents. Because of this, I have taken charge of things parents usually do such as attending parent meetings, filling out forms, and other academic business. When it came to doing college applications and financial aid forms, all of my friends had...

General Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
110 Words
Use your personal essay wisely! It is really your only way talking to the admission counselors. Write it in a way that if anyone read it, they would really get to know who...
How I chose schools to apply to
137 Words
1. Distance. Think about possible scenarios in which you have to see your family and friends. A lot of distance may seem great at first but then think about the extra costs that come with it. 2. Finances. See which school is giving...
My advice about getting recommenders
102 Words
This is something that you should start thinking about early on out like your junior year but if you're already a senior it's still not too late. Try to pick teachers...
Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
110 Words
I did not have a private counselor, just my regular high school college counselor. This man really helped me with advice and I was in the college room practically every day. You have...
What I like about my school’s location and culture
91 Words
I love that my school is in the city but not too into the city. It's the perfect distance for a spontaneous trip and everything we could...

High School Performance

Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

SAT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores


SportsTrack & Field, Tennis


ActivitiesCommunity Cleanup / Service, French Club, Homecoming committee, Student Council / Government
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Awards Received

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