Eliese,
UCSC ‘17
B.S., Neuroscience
Features Included
4
Essays
8
Schools
18
Scores
1
Advice
5
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Yorba LInda, California
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken German

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of California - Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, CA)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Davis (Davis, CA)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • Pennsylvania State University - University Park (University Park, PA)
  • University of California - Merced (Merced, CA)
  • University of California - Irvine (Irvine, CA)
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University of California - Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, CA)

Applied for a B.S. in Neuroscience

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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As young girls, most daughters think of their weddings as the day they are walked down the aisle by their dad followed by a sacred father-daughter dance at the reception. At nine, that vision was shattered as my dad was carried away to the hospital on Christmas Eve never to be the same again. On that saddest of Christmas days, my dad, who I had danced with in my pajamas since I was two, found out that he had a...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
616 Words
Contentedness is a state in which I feel that I can be myself and that I am connected to the people and places around me. During my 13 years as a girl scout, I have spent 10 summers at Camp Joe Scherman near Idyllwild, California. It has become my second home; a place where I feel perfectly content and I can be and do anything. From my first time at age 7 to my final year as a camper in 2013, I have learned...
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Supplemental Essay Scholarship application
563 Words
College is a time to spread your wings and soar. My college experience started with people from all over the world and I hope for it to end with memories that fill the pages of my life with vibrant colors and swirling words of knowledge. My ideal college experience includes life-changing research, a family within my sorority, and knowledge that gives me the ability to become a world renowned pediatric surgeon. Though it may seem silly to many, my ideal...
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Additional Essay Details
58 Words
I wrote the essays about personal experiences I had and tried to make it so that the reader of the essays could understand where I had come from and why this would make me a good addition to their school. For some schools I tried to write specific essays that played to what they focused on in particular.
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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
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Try to start...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.31
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2170
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1500
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesBoy/Girl Scouts, Key Club, German Club, National Honor Society, Science Club/Team

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