College Admissions Info

Cameron James
Cameron James
University of California - Los Angeles, ‘16
BA, History, Economics

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 6 advice topics

Student Background

5th Year UCLA student studying Economics and History with a minor in Mandarin. I'm doing study abroad this year and get full financial aid.
From: Sebastopol , California
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UCLA, UC Irvine, UCLA, UCSB, UCSC
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Mandarin, Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1480
Highest SAT: 2130
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High School Performance

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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Basketball, Tennis, Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: Choir, Debate Club/Team, Culinary, Habitat for Humanity, Philosophy Club, Homecoming committee, Prom Committee, School Theater/Plays, Tutoring/Mentoring
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College Application Essays

My prompts were (along the lines of): 1. Describe a personal challenge you overcame. 2. Describe the world you come from. 1. I wrote about organizing snowboarding/skiing vacations with my friends over winter break. We would rent out a large house a year in advance and party/ski for a week. More friends joined on and I've helped many people learn how to snowboard. Personally, I've always had difficulty mustering the courage to approach jumps and rails and my essay centered on...

College Admissions Advice

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
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Culture Clubs,...

My favorite course thus far, and why
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History 98D: History of Freemasonry,...

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
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UCLA is a...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
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Santa Monica (beach),...

Reaching out to professors and coaches at schools I applied to
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How to...

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
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