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UCSB234077,
UCSB ‘20
B.S., Zoology and Entomology
"She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist."
Features Included
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Essays
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Schools
9
Scores
2
Advice
4
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Los Angeles, California
GenderFemale
EthnicityBlack / African American, Hispanic
First Gen College StudentYes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of California - Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
  • University of San Diego (San Diego, CA)
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University of California - Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)

Applied for a B.S. in Zoology and Entomology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

Personal Statements Growing up I never felt very connected to my community or the people that were in my community. Every morning I would walk down the street to my grandmothers house and get ready for school, because my mother was gone to work by the time I woke up, and on my walk every day my neighbors would greet me. The community I live in has always been inviting because of the fact that my family had done so...
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School Specific Advice

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
224 Words
While applying for college most people, especially first generation, middle class students, like myself will always think about the cost of the school as their number one priority. Although money is always a priority one should never let the fact of not having enough money discourage them from pursuing what it is they want. Just because you may not be able to afford the university you want...
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More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
103 Words
The only thing I wish I could change about my application process is that I did not think creatively about my essay topics. The more you think and dig for the...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
3.8
 
Rank
Top 10%
 
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1610
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1160
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

SportsDance

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesChess, Marching Band, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Student Council / Government
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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