mdadgari
mdadgari,
DVC ‘17
B.A., International Studies
Current UCLA student
Features Included
3
Essays
7
Schools
0
Scores
3
Advice
1
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown San Ramon, California
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic, Prefer Not to Share
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Persian

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Davis (Davis, CA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • University of California - Irvine (Irvine, CA)
  • University of California - Merced (Merced, CA)
  • University of California - Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
  • University of California - Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, CA)
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Diablo Valley College (Pleasant Hill, CA)

Applied for a B.A. in International Studies

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
508 Words
Interest in other academic subject
Since ninth grade, I have wanted to study the Middle East. Middle Eastern studies offers me a lens through which to analyze the world, not in separate pieces but as a whole. My interest began after my mother passed away from cancer. Being autistic, my way of coping was to withdraw and distract myself from the grief. This led to me taking up a recommendation of an anime series to watch. This series, Axis Power Hetalia, focused on personified nation-states...
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Supplemental Essay Strong beliefs/principles
350 Words
Of all my traits, I would have to say my best trait is that I am passionate. When I care, I overflow with interest and attention to the point of anxiety. As such, writing articles for our school newspaper is difficult. I want to do a good job on the articles, but I can never be sure how much readers know about the issue, so I want to write everything I know. Everything has a context, and that context is...
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Additional Essay Details
186 Words
Because I am a transfer student with autistic spectrum disorder, I had many people read over my essays until they were a given value of perfect. In my case, both my cousin and his wife were in the major I wanted to pursue and had the time to read it over for coherence. I also went to friends of mine and our English tutoring lab at my community college to have it read over as well. Ultimately, I wanted to...
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General Admissions Advice

How to approach transferring schools
97 Words
Since I went to community college, the best thing you can do is contact your transfer center. Start early by talking to a counselor about which university you would...
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What I’d change about my application process
31 Words
Personally, I would change the wait time because of...
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Why I declined other schools
120 Words
In my case, my family pressured me to go to the best school. Many of the schools I got into didn't get the family stamp of approval, though had they been the only ones I got...
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High School Performance

GPA
2.67
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
N/A
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Some good some bad

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