College Admissions Info

University of California - Santa Cruz, ‘17
BA, Literature

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Undergraduate Literature Student at UCSC!
From: Newcastle , California
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Other Family Member
Admission: Transfer
Applied To: 3 schools
Accepted At: UC Davis, UCSC
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Italian

Test Scores

None Reported

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 10%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Soccer
Extracurricular Activities: Tutoring/Mentoring
How Spent Summers:

College Application Essays

After graduating high school early, my progression through community college led me to understand that my interest in English and literature was actually a passion. Throughout elementary and high school, I was always most influenced and inspired by my English teachers to succeed. Going into college, I was most heavily interested in English, Political Science, and History; and after taking several classes in each area, it was clear that English was my favorite. I strongly believe that English is a...

Supplemental Essay: Strong beliefs/principles
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Full Essay

Additional Essay Details:
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I believe that my strongest personal quality would be my innate leadership. In any situation, I am willing to volunteer or take charge, whether it be to remedy an issue or to rally a group to take action. I thrive when working with others, and personally like to direct and organize people towards a common goal. As I have grown and become more independent through college, my experience as a full-time student and part-time worker has taught me that personal,...

College Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
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Visit different universities and campuses! And visit the...