College Admissions Info

University of California - San Diego, ‘18
BS, Biology and Biological Sciences

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

19 / UCSD / Sigma Kappa
From: Long Beach , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 10 schools
Accepted At: BU, UC Irvine, UCSD, UCSB, Northeastern, CSULB, SDSU
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Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1400
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High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 5%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Cross Country, Soccer
Extracurricular Activities: American Red Cross, Charity Drive Organizing
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College Application Essays

402 Words
The feeling you get when you know you have changed a community of people’s lives forever is pure satisfaction. I am fortunate to live in a place where essential resources needed for survival, like water, are available. While participating in a class project I had an opportunity to learn about people who do not have immediate access to water and how it affects their entire lives. My eyes were opened to how lucky and privileged I am to be...

Supplemental Essay: Scholarship application
728 Words
I first heard about the President’s Scholars Program when I was a sophomore student at Lakewood High School. However, the thought of college and scholarships did not cross my mind at the time because I had only completed one year of high school. At the beginning of my junior year my dad gave me a book about paying for college called The College Solution by Lynn O’Shaughnessy and this led me to rediscover the President’s Scholars Program...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
302 Words
I am interested in pursuing a career in the medical field, either as a doctor or a veterinarian. In addition to my career goals, some of my other goals include traveling to developing countries, providing service within the communities I visit, learning about other cultures and make connections with new people. My life goal is to make a difference in the world. I am constantly thinking about my future, examining options that are available to me and challenging myself in...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
354 Words
The greatest part about homeless people is that they have the best stories. Whether they are true or not, they make great story tellers. When I was in middle school I started going to church with my friend because she was always talking about how much fun her youth group is and after my first day there, I loved it. I started going every week and my eyes were opened to how amazing the community there is. One of the...

Additional Essay Details:
168 Words
The personal statement section of all my applications was the hardest, which I think it is for almost everyone. But I felt I didn't have anything to write about because I've lived a stable life with both my parents in a nice neighborhood and so on. What I'm trying to say is that nothing traumatic has happened to me and I'm not an "underdog" or some huge success story. Colleges are looking for diversity. I wrote about the things I...

College Admissions Advice

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
106 Words
At UCSD there are a lot of opportunities to participate in extracurricular activities. In my opinion the most popular are greek life, sports, and academic clubs. I personally am involved in greek...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
158 Words
I currently go to UC San Diego and it is located in the heart of La Jolla. I could not have asked for a better place to live for the next four years. I love the location because it is a short walk to the beach when...