College Admissions Info

University of San Francisco, ‘19
BA, Asian Studies, Design and Applied Arts, Graphic Design

Profile Overview

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Student Background

I was born and raised in the Bay Area, California.
From: Oakland , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 15+ schools
Accepted At: UC Davis, NYU, UCSB, BU, Emory, Vanderbilt, U San Fran, UCSC, Claremont (CMC), Cal Poly, UCSD, Northeastern
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Cantonese, Mandarin, Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1550
Highest SAT: 2280

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 10%
High School Type: Public

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Swimming/Diving (Recruited)
Extracurricular Activities: Key Club

College Application Essays

As I stood by the front door of our apartment, eagerly waiting for Mom to take me to my first day of kindergarten, I saw our neighbors walking their children out of the building. “Mommy, look! Kui dei zou la!” I exclaimed in Cantonese, fearing we might be left behind. Instead of taking my hand and walking me to school with the other children, she led me to our car. “Jing, we’re not going to school with them anymore....

College Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
128 Words
Despite being admitted to UCs and other amazing schools in California and the east coast, I ultimately chose to stay in the Bay Area, specifically San Francisco. Location was a huge factor for where I went to college....