College Admissions Info

University of California - Santa Cruz, ‘19
BS, Earth Sciences

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

college freshman, planetary sciences major and literature minor
From: Placerville , California
Gender: Other
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Parent, Other Family Member
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 4 schools
Accepted At: UCSC, St. Mary's CA
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1370
Highest SAT: 1930
Highest ACT:
ACT Prep:

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 25%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Some good some bad
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Gay/Straight Alliance
How Spent Summers:

College Application Essays

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...

Supplemental Essay:
4 Words
leadership experience/ summer job

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...

College 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...

What set me apart from other applicants
4 Words

What I like about my school’s location and culture
4 Words

Why I declined other schools
4 Words

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
6 Words
Physical activity....