California Colleges Admission Status Survey~





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By Teal (Teal) on Saturday, March 13, 2004 - 05:00 pm: Edit

READ> Please copy and paste, then answer if you have been accepted, deferred, rejected, etc at any CA college.
...Thanks for participating!
*If you do not know your admission status for a particular colege, please inform us when you know.


Part I~
Name of College:
Early/regular,etc decision/action? :
Accepted, deferred, rejected.?:
Did you apply to a particular program like honors or a major? If so, which ones?
Why did you apply here?
Are you going to attend this college?
How many did you apply to?

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Part II~Stats
GPA (unweighted):
GPA (Weighted):
Rank (out of):
SAT / ACt:
SAT II's:
Classes taken (include Ap's /honors)
AP scores:
Senior year schedule:
Recommendations:
List all- the EC's /community service you put on app:
Any awards:
Sum topics in your essay in brief 1-2 sentences:
Other info:

By Awesome (Awesome) on Saturday, March 13, 2004 - 05:12 pm: Edit

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University of California: Los Angeles
Regular
Rejected
Biochemistry Major
Applied because it's a great campus, in LA, blah blah.
Will not attend because was not accepted (duh!)
Applied to 12 schools total

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GPA UW: 3.6
GPA W : 3.9
Rank not available
SAT I : 1440
SAT II: 690, 700, 740
AP: US History (5)
Senior year schedule: Mostly AP/Honors
Recommendations: Good.
EC's: too many to list. Basically, your average applicant.
Awards: Few here and there. A few state awards.
Essay: Overcoming hardship
Other info: URM

By Jennyzsong (Jennyzsong) on Saturday, March 13, 2004 - 05:23 pm: Edit

Part I~
Name of College: UCLA
Early/regular,etc decision/action? : Regular
Accepted, deferred, rejected.?: Accepted
Did you apply to a particular program like honors or a major? If so, which ones? English major
Why did you apply here? Dunno, it was just another check mark on my Berkeley app ;) but I did visit the school after and enjoyed it
Are you going to attend this college? Perhaps
How many did you apply to? 3

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Part II~Stats
GPA (unweighted): 3.88
GPA (Weighted): N/A
Rank (out of): unofficially 6-8/400-ish
SAT / ACt: 1540 (790M, 750V)
SAT II's: 800 Writing, 800 IIC, 790 French
Classes taken (include Ap's /honors)
AP scores: None
Senior year schedule: Calculus 4, Biology 4, Physics 4, American History 3, Algebra 4, English 4, Literature 4
Recommendations: None
List all- the EC's /community service you put on app: 11 years of piano, Co-editor of school newspaper, Treasurer of Ontario Students Against Impaired Driving, Ski Club, Orchestra and Jazz band (alto sax), Volunteering at local hospital (100 hours)
Any awards:
School awards: Media Studies gr.11, French gr.11, Communication Tech gr.10, French gr.10
Piano award: Gold in Kiwanis Music Festival (regional competition) for Junior Contemporary, Silver for Junior Impressionist classes
Sum topics in your essay in brief 1-2 sentences:
Basically talked about my life leading up to going to university and all the things I'd done, following the gifted program and going to a gifted school, taking enriched classes at the local university, etc. Another essay about my stubborn, passionate, ambitious character, and one about how my school does not rank nor does it offer AP's or honours.
Other info: My essays sucked, actually ;)

By Lilskeetums17 (Lilskeetums17) on Saturday, March 13, 2004 - 05:30 pm: Edit

Part I~
UCLA
Regular
Accepted
Undecided
Applied b/c it's a good school, mom went here
Not sure if I will attend - waiting for letters from USC, NYU, Tufts, Columbia, BU, Stanford, Cal
applied to 13 total

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Part II~Stats
GPA (unweighted): 3.6 or 3.7ish
GPA (Weighted): 3.9 (from the Irvine site, not sure if UCLA does it differently)
Rank (out of): weighted: 47/650 unweighted: 85/650
1440 SAT
SAT II's: 740 Math IIC, 700 Literature, 680 Bio
Took AP Euro His, AP Bio, AP English Lit (all 3's), all honors and AP throughout high school
Senior year schedule: 3 APs, advanced journalism, ceramics (haha)
Recommendations: none for UC's
lots of ec's and leadership positions and work experience
National Merit commended scholar (CA), newspaper got 5th in the nation this year at convention, awarded a scholarship from Kiwanis Club, plus the standard ones like National Honor Roll
Essay: overcoming hardship (parental behavior)

By Miseryxsignals (Miseryxsignals) on Saturday, March 13, 2004 - 05:32 pm: Edit

Name of College: UCLA, USC, UC Irvine, Caltech, Stanford, UC Berkeley
Early/regular,etc decision/action? : EA Stanford, Regular all others
Accepted, deferred, rejected.?: (respectively) Accepted, Accepted, Accepted, Waiting (app incomplete), Deferred, Waiting
Did you apply to a particular program like honors or a major? If so, which ones? Undeclared or Engineering for most.
Why did you apply here? Just cuz..
Are you going to attend this college? Stanford is first choice, UCLA probably 2nd..
How many did you apply to? 6

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Part II~Stats
GPA (unweighted): 4.0
GPA (Weighted): 4.24+
Rank (out of): 1/608
SAT / ACt: 1430 (800m/630v)
SAT II's: 800IIC, 550USH :(, 540 Writing :(
Classes taken (include Ap's /honors): AP Bio, AP Eng Lang, AP World History, AP US History, AP Calc AB/BC
AP scores: (respectively) 2,3,3,3,5/5
Senior year schedule: AP Econ, AP Govt, AP English Lit, AP Physics (Block Schedule)
Recommendations: Should be pretty great
List all- the EC's /community service you put on app: Hockey (played for Nike and the such), NHS, officer of 2 clubs that are school specific...
Any awards: Basic ones, no biggies
Sum topics in your essay in brief 1-2 sentences: Hockey, Living at home w/ just mom, random crap
Other info: In State.

By Teal (Teal) on Sunday, March 14, 2004 - 01:12 am: Edit

Oh yes, be sure to mention in state/out of state like miseryxsignals did in 'other info'


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