College Admissions Info

University of California - Santa Cruz, ‘19
BS, Computer Science

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am currently an undergrad student attending UC Santa Cruz.
From: Dublin , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 12 schools
Accepted At: UC Merced, UCSC, Baylor, Pacific, Camden
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Telugu

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1440
Other SAT Scores:
SAT Prep:
Highest ACT:
Other ACT Scores:
ACT Prep:
Other Standardized Tests:

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
College Classes In High School:
Academic Performance in High School: Some good some bad

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Track & Field (Recruited)
Extracurricular Activities: Hospital Volunteer, Library Volunteer, School Band
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work:
How Spent Summers:
Volunteer Experiences:
Awards Received:
Application Additional Materials:

College Application Essays

My 11 x 40 x 7 Inch World My body hummed with anticipation as I turned the pages in my seven hundred page book. As my excitement built up, I started to eat my bowl of cheddar cheese goldfish crackers at a rapid pace. I finished all of my goldfish crackers as I read the bittersweet ending. My bottom started to hurt, because unlike most people who love to read on their beds or on comfortable couches, I love to sit on the...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
103 Words
If I could design my own college curriculum, I would incorporate classes for two different majors, since I am planning to do a double major. I would use classes that have a lot of emphasis on my degrees. I would also take the time to explore other degrees and not stay fixated on the path I want to take. All of the students using this curriculum would take classes in different disciplines to expand their knowledge, and still leave time...

College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
14 Words
I would probably have...

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
53 Words
I interviewed with Georgetown University and I enjoyed it. The interviewer was very friendly and was...

Why I declined other schools
21 Words
I declined other schools because they...

How I chose schools to apply to
46 Words
I chose the schools by going on the US News website. I got a...

My advice about getting recommenders
44 Words
Get people that know you well to recommend you. They do not only...

My favorite course thus far, and why
71 Words
I loved taking AP United States History because of my teacher. He made it interesting, and it did not help that...

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
8 Words
I did...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
43 Words
In the summer before my senior year in high school, I got the...

Post-college plans
15 Words
I plan to major in...

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
20 Words
Apply for scholarships that are smaller...

Additional material sent in after waitlisted or deferred
36 Words
REMEMBER THE DEADLINES!!!!! If you do not turn in what they...

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
56 Words
Research the different programs they have in those schools, and see if you are interested in them....