College Admissions Info

guagmeli
guagmeli
University of California - Los Angeles, ‘19
BS, Neuroscience, Neuroscience and Neurobiology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Santa Ana , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic, Native American
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 4 schools
Accepted At: UCLA, UC Riverside, CSUF, CSUSB
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

1460
SAT
21
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1070
Highest SAT: 1460
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High School Performance

4.20
GPA
Top 10%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Cross Country, Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: American Red Cross, Big Brother/Big Sister, Community Cleanup / Service, French Club, Nursing Home Volunteer, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization, Hospital Volunteer
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College Application Essays

It was routine. Every few months, we anticipated leaving our bedroom because my father's employment was always unstable, so we could never afford our own place. After missing two or three rent payments, my father and I would go in search of a new bedroom. We always went to the same place, a local meat market where people inquired about renting rooms, living rooms, and car garages. At the age of fourteen I attempted to find employment so I could...









Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
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Additional Essay Details:
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I've had a lot of medical issues so it'd distract me from my education at times. Freshman year I was in a bad car accident where my spleen ruptured and I was bleeding internally. I was about to get surgery when one day the pain just goes away. Today, along with my pediatrician, I have a neurologist and an endocrinologist. I have a neurologist because I had a small nodule in my pituitary gland, so I was tested for a...





College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
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To not procrastinate and leave it all until the last minute. I would have also started on my...





Recommended summer activities during high school and college
39 Words
Get a job and continue doing community service. Also get ahold of...





What set me apart from other applicants
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Personally, I believe it's my adversity that got me into my college. It was my perseverance and my "don't give...





Why I ultimately chose my school
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UCLA has such an amazing atmosphere! Yes, it's a huge campus, which can be intimidating for some, but everyone...





Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
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I applied to many scholarships but since I applied to many nationwide scholarships I thought I would get at least one. I was able to get a few community scholarships...