College Admissions Info

raisininthesun
raisininthesun
University of California - San Diego ‘19
BA, Ecology, Evolution, and Population Biology, Natural Resources Management and Policy

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

UCSD first-year in Muir College and involved in greek life. I spent a lot of time crying in high school.
From: Albuquerque , New Mexico
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 15+ schools
Accepted At: UCSC, Temple, USC, Pepperdine, New Mexico, Redlands, SU, WWU, Drexel, Occidental, SDSU, Pacific
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: French

Test Scores

2070
SAT
31
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1450
Highest SAT: 2070
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High School Performance

4.20
GPA
Top 10%
Rank
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Low one semester/year
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Equestrian
Extracurricular Activities: School theater/plays, Community or summer theater/plays, Equestrian, Student Council / Government
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Creative personal story
655 Words
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” ...









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...







College Admissions Advice

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
18 Words
The college system, and how...





Post-college plans
19 Words
They will change and so will...





My advice about getting recommenders
22 Words
Ask early, and ask the teachers you...





My favorite course thus far, and why
7 Words
Organismic and...





What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
13 Words
It's not UC Socially...