College Admissions Info

University of California - Santa Cruz, ‘16
BS, Computer Systems Analysis, Business Management

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Class of '16
From: Fremont
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Both Parents, Sibling
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 9 schools
Accepted At: UCSC, San Jose State, U San Fran, Redlands
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: French, Hindi, Punjabi

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1240
Highest SAT: 1730
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 50%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Some good some bad
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Basketball (Recruited), Tennis
Extracurricular Activities: Boy/Girl Scouts
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Volunteer Experiences:
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Your sibling’s story
76 Words
My best friend and brother was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma when I was in the 8th grade. As can be imagined, I did not understand and could thoroughly process what exactly what happening at that time. Because of this, I became in denial in thinking that nothing ever could happen to him and my statement discussed how I coped with my anger inside and how it changed me as a person and my outlook on life

Supplemental Essay: Strong beliefs/principles
4 Words
What I believe in

Additional Essay Details:
20 Words
This essay outlined my core beliefs and morals at that time. Be true to yourself through your interpretations and understandings

College Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
20 Words
Boy Scouts of America, high school...

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
1 Words

How I chose schools to apply to
15 Words
I visited various schools and...

How to approach transferring schools
30 Words
Take it one day at a time. Do all...