UCSD ‘18
B.S., Biology and Biological Sciences
19 / UCSD / Sigma Kappa
Features Included


Hometown Long Beach, California
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Waitlisted or Withdrew
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • Boston University (Boston, MA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Irvine (Irvine, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
  • University of Texas - Austin (Austin, TX)
  • Northeastern University (Boston, MA)
  • California State University - Long Beach (Long Beach, CA)
  • San Diego State University (San Diego, CA)
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University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)

Applied for a B.S. in Biology and Biological Sciences

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
402 Words
Volunteer/public interest work, Childhood memory
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...

General 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...

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 5%
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
SAT Score Details
Converted SAT Score1400
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details4 classes and scores


SportsCross Country, Soccer


ActivitiesAmerican Red Cross, Charity Drive Organizing
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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