College Admissions Info

Vickay94
Vickay94
University of California - San Diego ‘16
BA,

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Oakland , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Sibling
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 9 schools
Accepted At: UC Davis, UCSD, SDSU, Case, Pacific
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Cantonese, English, Mandarin

Test Scores

1670
SAT
Highest SAT: 1670
SAT Prep:
SAT IIs:

High School Performance

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

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: American Red Cross, Chinese Club, DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America), Key Club
How Spent Summers:
Work:
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College Application Essays

557 Words
Working for your mother is like running in a dream. No matter how hard you run, you’ll never get anywhere. I practically grew up at my mother’s beauty salon. The bulk of my childhood and teen years were spent there, so it shouldn't come as a surprise to anyone that I’m pretty good at dealing with people. When I wasn't home or out with friends, I was at the salon either sitting behind the front desk or...









Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
394 Words
When I first joined the Red Cross club my sophomore year, the only word to describe it was ‘boring’, but that’s because I wasn't a very active member. Yes, I attended the meetings, but I rarely followed through when it came to the various activities, such as CPR training and hospital volunteering. Quite honestly, I didn’t understand what all the fuss was about, much less cared about it. Then, I started paying more attention to the news, and...







College Admissions Advice

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
95 Words
Try new things. I entered college with a major that I never imagined myself to be majoring in, Management Science. This included everything that I disliked, math. But because I came in with this major, I ended up participating in a business organization which ultimately led me to hold a position on the executive board for 2014-2015. Although I am...



How I chose schools to apply to
58 Words
Before I applied to schools, I took into consideration the grades I had, what extra-curricular activities I participated it as well as what scores I got on the various standardized tests. Then I proceeded to weed out schools that I had absolutely no chance to getting into, then separating schools into "high reach," "reach," "target," and safety schools.