College Admissions Info

Penniless
Penniless
University of California - Los Angeles ‘
Biology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am currently a freshman going to UCLA. I am interested in biology and may go into the medical field. I really hope to help as many applicants as I can in applying for colleges.
From: Los Angeles , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Both Parents, Sibling, Other Family Member
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 10 schools
Accepted At: UC Berkeley, UCLA, NYU
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

2170
SAT
32
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1500
Highest SAT: 2170
SAT Prep:
SAT IIs:
Highest ACT:

High School Performance

4.30
GPA
Top 10%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Low one semester/year

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Tennis
Extracurricular Activities: Academic Decathlon
How Spent Summers:
Awards Received:

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Creative personal story
654 Words
I could feel sweat dripping down my forehead as I anticipated the dealer slowly turning over the final card of the round. I prayed the card would be a Jack, finalizing my straight hand and ensuring my win. Leaning forward to see the revealed card, I sighed. Seven. I was left empty-handed and with a quarter of my chips gone. I felt a surge of disappointment in my loss as I set down my cards to be collected for the...









Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
75 Words
Visiting the east coast has always been a dream of mine. Having traveled across oceans to France, Italy, and even China, I find it strange that I have yet to visit the eastern half of the US. I chose the New York City campus not only for the quality learning facilities offered by the main university, but also for the opportunity to learn about the rich history and culture embedded in the city itself.

College Admissions Advice

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
138 Words
I used a private admissions counselor. Honestly one of the most helpful forms of assistance I could have received. I used harvardsquare to help me prepare for college. The counselor taught me to stay on schedule, ultimately letting me finish my...





My advice about getting recommenders
142 Words
When choosing recommenders, you should choose one teacher from the sciences, one from the eng/his classes, and one extra. Although the extra is usually optional, do it. It never hurts to do more. Hopefully you didn't make yourself the enemy of...





List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
177 Words
I had interviews from UPenn, Cornell and Yale. All the interviews said the same thing at the beginning: This is just a conversation. This is partly true, all my interviews really did feel like casual conversations. Luckily, I did not get the interviewer that asked strange questions. They all asked the standard why...





What I’d change about my application process
62 Words
I would've spent more time on my essays. Although I didn't procrastinate as much as the other students, I...





Recommended summer activities during high school and college
106 Words
Although I don't have any specific programs in mind, I really recommend you get involved in whatever you're interested in as much as you can. For instance, if you want to get...