Phinmeister
Phinmeister,
UCSC ‘19
B.S., Earth Sciences
college freshman, planetary sciences major and literature minor
Features Included
3
Essays
4
Schools
5
Scores
5
Advice
1
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Placerville, California
GenderOther
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of California - Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, CA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
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University of California - Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, CA)

Applied for a B.S. in Earth Sciences

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Parent + 1 more

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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My parents have been instrumental in helping to form my dreams into a both tangible and practical reality. For all my life I've been a devoted lover of not only reading and science but also of learning in general. This devotion may have been a little annoying as I grew up, as I was one of those kids who constantly asked abstract questions with complex answers (Why is the sky blue? How many stars are there? Do you think I...
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Supplemental Essay
4 Words
leadership experience/ summer job
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Additional Essay Details
637 Words
One experience that I feel is important both to me and my success in school has been my involvement with the American Association of University Women (AAUW). This organization provides a week-long camp, called Tech Trek, every year in June for girls entering eighth grade who have a strong interest in science and mathematics. I fell under this category, and I was encouraged to apply. The application process included an essay about a certain topic - the one I wrote...
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General Admissions Advice

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
16 Words
It's okay if you mess...
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What set me apart from other applicants
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My...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
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Beautiful...
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Why I declined other schools
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No...
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Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
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Physical activity....
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High School Performance

GPA
3.8
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 25%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Some good some bad
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
31
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
1930
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1370

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details3 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesGay/Straight Alliance

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers

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