College Admissions Info

University of California - Santa Cruz, ‘16
BA, Digital Design, Film and Video Studies, Game and Interactive Media Design

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I'm a 20-year-old college undergraduate majoring in Film & Digital Media with an emphasis on Digital Media. I love video games, 3D modeling, web design, blogging, watching TV shows and hanging out with friends. I'm currently in my 3rd year attending UCSC.
From: Modesto , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 4 schools
Accepted At: UCSC, UCSB, UC Davis
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1140
Highest SAT: 1580

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 50%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Dance
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Role model/inspiration
271 Words
As I peeked around walls curiously, and hovered over shoulders prolongedly, I began to realize I was always watching them. In fact, I loved watching my older brothers. No matter what small thing they were doing – reading comic books, creating home-videos, drawing a picture – I was enthralled. Maybe it was because I was a developing child and they were bounding teenagers, or perhaps it was because they were my complete and utter role models, but whatever it was, I surely...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
713 Words
The life of a tall, gangling female can have its disadvantages. In the world of grace and beauty, and an exceptional amount of femininity, I was awkward and placed inadvertently outside of my comfort zone for 10 years. However, nothing since then has truly taught me more about myself. Nothing else has opened my eyes to the way I feel in my own body. No event has occurred in which I was so incredibly in control of the world around me....

Additional Essay Details:
31 Words
The essay was about an event or activity that I had done in my life that contributed to my work ethics today, and why I am the unique person I am.

College Admissions Advice

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
61 Words
What you might not realize is that students ignore a LOT of scholarships online because they think they...