College Admissions Info

University of California - Santa Barbara, ‘20
BS, Zoology and Entomology

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 2 advice topics

Student Background

"She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist."
From: Los Angeles , California
Gender: Female
First Gen College Student: Yes
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American, Hispanic
Accepted At: Humboldt
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Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1160
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 10%
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Dance
Extracurricular Activities: Chess, Marching Band, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Student Council / Government
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College Application 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...

College 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...

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice (UCSB)
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...