College Admissions Info

Smith College, ‘19
BA, Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition, Environmental Studies, Food and Nutrition Studies

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Carlsbad
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 15+ schools
Accepted At: Smith, UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UCLA, UCSD, UCSB, UCSC, Lewis & Clark
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Mandarin

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1500
Highest SAT: 2170
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 10%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Swimming/Diving
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College Application Essays

623 Words
I belong to a small group of girls who can say they fertilized sea anemone eggs, performed an ultrasound, and created a research poster, all within six weeks. In the summer after my freshman year, I applied for a program at UCSD called the Oncofertility Saturday Academy. To my delight, I was one of the fourteen girls chosen out of forty applicants to participate in this program. Over six weeks we explored the field of oncofertility—the preservation of fertility...

Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
202 Words
In February of 2014, my mom moved to Shanghai, China to start her new job. We hugged goodbye at the airport, promising to see each other in March. Yet as the months changed, so did her return date. Since my childhood, my mom has been an integral part of my life. Before she left, we used to watch movies, cook dinner and take yoga classes together. So naturally, from the beginning of her time away, I struggled with her absence. With...

Additional Essay Details:
436 Words
My undergraduate personal statement details my experience at the Oncofertility Conference at Northwestern University. I was invited there to present my research poster which I created while attending the UCSD Oncofertility Summer Academy. In my personal statement I wanted to convey the reasons behind my passion for science and oncofertility as well as draw light to an issue that was made clear at the conference. I wanted to explain why I felt so strongly about women in science and how...

College Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
171 Words
I wasn't able to make the decision to attend Smith College until I visited on Open Campus. Prior to my visit to Smith I had visited both UC Berkeley and UCLA, the other schools I was considering. However, the stark difference between Smith and these schools was evident the moment I...