mikasa_slays
mikasa_slays,
San Diego ‘18
B.B.A., International Business
Freshman at University of San Diego. 18 years old. International Business major. Came from a poor background (40k income per year). Clawed my way into USD. If I can do it, anyone can do it.
Features Included
3
Essays
4
Schools
14
Scores
6
Advice
1
ECs
0
Sports

Background

GenderFemale
EthnicityHispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of San Diego (San Diego, CA)
  • Santa Clara University (Santa Clara, CA)
  • San Diego State University (San Diego, CA)
  • University of San Francisco (San Francisco, CA)
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University of San Diego (San Diego, CA)

Applied for a B.B.A. in International Business

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
665 Words
Story central to identity
Every face I encountered that day had matching expressions etched onto them. Every face had born equal hopeless resignation—the manifestation of a life spent working long arduous hours, only to earn a pittance. This was the result of a life without alternatives or opportunities. This was the life that most people led here. This was my dad’s hometown. I sat in my cousin’s worn out black Chevy, next to the dusty passenger side window, as we drove...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
147 Words
My second family, which endorses my advancement both intellectually and personally, I have found in International Baccalaureate. An arsenal of knowledge and moral support, International Baccalaureate has equipped my person with the skills and tools necessary to face my future with the certainty that I will prosper regardless of the path I decide to undertake. The road to the International Baccalaureate Diploma has remained the single most grueling, yet gratifying journey I have embarked on thus far in my academic...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
145 Words
An intriguing quality of the University of San Diego that caught my attention in the midst of my extensive and strenuous hunt for the right schools to apply to was the variety of options available along with the quantity of those possibilities that are to my liking. When I envision myself at this school, I do not dread the constraints of a limited range of areas of study that other schools have induced in me. Another appealing attribute is the...
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General Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
220 Words
As a USD incoming freshman, I received an invitation to apply to a program called Student Support Services. The program is basically built around the goal of providing a safe space and aid for underprivileged and/or under-represented students. I was accepted and was able to move in to my dorm a week early as part of their summer bridge program. It was seriously the best...
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How I chose schools to apply to
358 Words
I used college board to match me with schools that were the best fit for me. I filled out my profile with all my SAT and AP info, etc. then I started narrowing it down by location, weather, distance from home, school rankings, etc. Then I sought more info. Asked schools to mail me informational packets. Stalked each of the school's websites so I know basically EVERYTHING about the school. Visited college campuses. I also looked up on google what the low down was on each of the schools pertaining to whether it was a big party school or if...
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My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
19 Words
I am involved in Student Support...
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Post-college plans
2 Words
Grad...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
164 Words
Well my school is really close to the beach so that's really nice. It can be very hot but mostly only in August/ September. Then it starts to cool down after that. But usually the temperature ranges between the 70's and 80's during the day. USD is a bit...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
101 Words
USD was my dream school. I liked that it's a Catholic institution because I identify as Catholic. SIDE NOTE: But honestly don't worry about the religious factor if you're...
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High School Performance

GPA
4
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School High at first but got worse
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1710
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1230
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details12 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesNational Honor Society
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

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Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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