clarisse_vaz,
UCSD ‘20
B.S., International Legal Studies
Features Included
3
Essays
7
Schools
8
Scores
1
Advice
3
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Fresno, California
GenderFemale
EthnicityHispanic, White Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Wellesley College (Wellesley, MA)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • Boston College (Chestnut Hill, MA)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
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University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)

Applied for a B.S. in International Legal Studies

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

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Personal Statement
652 Words
International background
"Alguien sabe quien es Clarisse Vazquez?" This question was followed by silence as my future peers began looking around wondering who this new girl was. As I had no understanding of the Spanish language, I could not answer for myself and could not respond to the teacher taking roll in our class. As the whole class turned to look at me, I felt self-conscious and isolated by their sudden piercing gaze and wondered if my next four years at St....
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
421 Words
What contemporary issue or trend relating to politics, culture, and society, or foreign policy particularly concerns you and why? The recent presidential election in Argentina, has shown a progression towards a more politically, economically and socially stable Argentina. The unforeseen victory of Mauricio Macri and Daniel Scioli's defeat left many astonished but contented as the rein of the previous president, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, along with her resistant populism had finally come to an end. During my time spent...
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Supplemental Essay Strong beliefs/principles
301 Words
Science and society are filled with rules, theories and laws such as the First Amendment, PV=nRT, Occam’s Razor, and The Law of Diminishing Returns. In baseball, three strikes and you’re out. A green light on a roadway means “go.” Pick any law and explain its significance to you. The VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 in relation to national origin has become increasingly significant to me this year. Throughout this decade, the United States has seen...
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General Admissions Advice

Why I declined other schools
124 Words
No one wants Student Loans. The best advice I can give someone is to work hard throughout college and you will reap the benefits. I am going to UCSD over NYU and Wellelsey because I know I...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.50
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 25%
 
High School TypeBoarding
Academic Performance in High School Low at first but improved
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1940
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1370
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details4 classes and scores

Sports

SportsField Hockey, Soccer

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesChoir, Community or summer theater/plays, Community Cleanup / Service
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
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