simplyjane2
simplyjane2,
UCSB ‘20
B.S., Psychology
I'm a first-generation college student at UCSB who has plans to attend grad school and become a sex therapist.
Features Included
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Essays
11
Schools
11
Scores
7
Advice
4
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Rosemead, California
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
First Gen College StudentYes
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin, Vietnamese

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of California - Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
  • University of California - Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, CA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • San Diego State University (San Diego, CA)
  • California State University - Long Beach (Long Beach, CA)
  • California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (San Luis Obispo, CA)
  • Boston University (Boston, MA)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
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University of California - Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)

Applied for a B.S. in Psychology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

One of my most important accomplishments is how being accepted into my high school’s ASB made me grow as a person. The Associated Student Body consists of many people who come from completely different cliques. There are band members, artists, athletes and “nerds”. However, we are able to put our differences aside in order to work together for a common goal. Rather than simply doing the minimum for the “A,” we spend days and weeks coming up with a...
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School Specific Advice

More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
50 Words
When it comes to letters of rec, the teachers/staff members who have known you...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
109 Words
UCSB is a paradise, you're right by the beach, which is especially awesome if you plan on going into something like marine biology. (We have our own marine animal lab/aquarium.) This school...
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Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
91 Words
I didn't use a private admissions counselor. I simply asked for advice from peers and family members who have already gone through the process. Don't use cliché...
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Why I declined other schools
56 Words
It came down to population size, distance from home, academic performance, clubs/extra curricular activities at the...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
124 Words
UCSB has been my dream school for the past few years. I was admitted into Pre-Psychological and Brain Sciences. It's a green school that is beautiful as it's right by the beach. There's a wide variety in...
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5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
101 Words
Most people on campus are very welcoming and wouldn't hesitate to answer your questions or provide help. There are many organizations that make sure that you feel at home by...
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What I’d change about my application process
89 Words
Rather than focusing so much on choosing schools because of their reputation for being renowned, you should also make sure to research its other aspects. Sometimes, the ...
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High School Performance

Unweighted GPA
3.93
 
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
25
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
1800
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1290
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details5 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAmerican Red Cross, Gay/Straight Alliance, National Honor Society, Student Activities Committee
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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