raisininthesun
raisininthesun,
UCSD ‘19
B.A., Ecology, Evolution, and Population Biology, , Natural Resources Management and Policy
UCSD first-year in Muir College and involved in greek life. I spent a lot of time crying in high school.
Features Included
2
Essays
17
Schools
7
Scores
5
Advice
4
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Albuquerque, New Mexico
GenderFemale
EthnicityHispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken French

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • University of California - Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, CA)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Temple University (Philadelphia, PA)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Pepperdine University (Malibu, CA)
  • University of New Mexico (Albuquerque, NM)
  • Western Washington University (Bellingham, WA)
  • Drexel University (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Pitzer College (Claremont, CA)
  • Scripps College (Claremont, CA)
  • Claremont McKenna College (Claremont, CA)
  • Occidental College (Los Angeles, CA)
  • San Diego State University (San Diego, CA)
  • Fordham University (New York, NY)
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University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)

Applied for a B.A. in Ecology, Evolution, and Population Biology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
655 Words
Creative personal story
I can be an intimidating person. I’m 6’1” and I own more pairs of heels than I should. I’m outspoken to a fault. I will not agree with or respect someone because they hold authority over me and I am more than willing to express discontent. I thrive on power, on being the executor of plans, on being the person who fixes the crisis before it occurs. I’m immensely proud of my “stage manager-lawyer-angry mama grizzly bear voice” ...
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Supplemental Essay Strong beliefs/principles
445 Words
My dad is the kind of person who sings all the time. “When I’m Sixty-Four” by the Beatles is one of his favorites (we’ve worked out some pretty neat harmonies for it). But he also seems fond of one particular line in another song (Bob Dylan’s “With God On Our Side”)- and in reality, the line he sings is not even how the lyrics to that song go, nor is the message I have gleaned from...
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General Admissions Advice

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
18 Words
The college system, and how...
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Post-college plans
19 Words
They will change and so will...
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My advice about getting recommenders
22 Words
Ask early, and ask the teachers you...
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My favorite course thus far, and why
7 Words
Organismic and...
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What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
13 Words
It's not UC Socially...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.2
 
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Low one semester/year
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
31
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2070
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1450
SAT Prep
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsEquestrian

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesSchool Theater/Plays, Community or summer theater/plays, Equestrian, Student Council / Government

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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