jdewey
jdewey,
UCSC ‘18
B.S., Biology
UCSC class of 2018, Biology major
Features Included
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Essays
5
Schools
3
Scores
4
Advice
1
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Santa Clara, California
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of California - Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, CA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
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University of California - Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, CA)

Applied for a B.S. in Biology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

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Personal Statement
396 Words
Work experience
Dolores never said a word to me until the jazz band came to play. On my first day working as a server at Villa Serena Retirement Home, I didn’t know what to do when she wouldn’t answer me. “Would you like ravioli or a salad?” I asked her loudly, multiple times, and she only looked up at me with a glassy confusion in her eyes. A caretaker saw me struggling, “Just bring her the salad, honey.” Six months...
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General Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Liberal, Opinionated,...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
24 Words
Close to the beach and downtown, I...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
23 Words
As soon as I visited campus, I...
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How I chose schools to apply to
36 Words
Applied to one school that I knew was out of reach...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.86
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 25%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1890
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1340
SAT Prep
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details4 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSwimming/Diving, Water Polo

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesBroadcast Journalism / Media / Television
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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