Peninsula Academy College Acceptance Update
Application for Fall 2021 is probably the most unpredictable, competitive, and chaotic cycle in the American college admissions history. Colleges and universities, especially those at the top, have seen their acceptance rates plummet to historic low. And that is why we are extremely proud of our students' acceptances, including Columbia, U Penn, Caltech, Cornell, Berkeley, UCLA, USC, and many others, with 20% accepted at an Ivy Plus college or university, 60% accepted at the nation's Top 30, 73% at the Top 50, and 40% awarded merit scholarships.
Our students come from a wide academic spectrum, earning an unweighted GPA between 3.1 and 4.0 and a weighted GPA between 3.2 and 4.9, and pursuing a variety of interests such as neuroscience, psychology, business, computer science, and aviation, to name just a few. Some came to us during the 2020-2021 application cycle, while others have been with us for years. College planning is a family journey that begins with dreams, filled with hard work, culminates into a strenuous application season, only to be followed by an emotional rollercoaster of waiting for the results. It is our honor to earn the trust and respect from our students and parents and become an integral part of that journey.
Fall 2021 Application Results
Colleges & Universities
California Institute of Technology
University of Michigan
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
University of California Irvine
Loyola Marymount University
Michigan State University
University of California Merced
Arizona State University
California State University Dominguez Hill
California State University Long Beach
University of Pennsylvania
University of California Los Angeles
University of Southern California
University of Santa Barbara
University of California San Diego
University of Wisconsin Madison
University of Washington
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Stony Brook University (SUNY)
University of California Santa Cruz
California State University Fullerton
San Jose State University
Emory-Riddle Aeronautical University
University of California Berkeley
Harvey Mudd College
University of Rochester
University of California Davis
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Pennsylvania State University
University of California Riverside
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
California State University Los Angeles
Computer Science and Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Biology and Biological Engineering, Neuroscience, Business, Economics, Statistics, Psychology, Sociology, Nursing.
Almost all of my tutoring sessions at Peninsula Academy. After moving from Shanghai to Palos Verdes about 5 years ago, I was greatly struggling with English. Then I came to Pen Academy to seek for an English tutor. JJ was the one who helped me the most with my speaking, writing, and reading skills, and he helped me to get a decent score on SAT (1500). Other tutors I have had include TJ, Joseph, and Jason who helped me with math, biology, and physics, and I had great experiences with all of them.
When it comes to the time of college application, my college counselor Ji spent a lot of time with me brainstorming about the college essays. She encouraged me to be the person I want to be and express myself in my essays. Finally, all of these got me into my dream college.
Learning at Peninsula Academy was a very enjoyable experience as the tutors do not only help you to achieve academic success but also care about your personal well beings."
Contact us to enroll today!
For English, Doreen 310-408-4188
For English and Korean, Kay 310-989-7557
For Chinese, Annie 424-394-6362
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