College Admissions Info

University of California - Santa Cruz, ‘18
BS, Biology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

UCSC class of 2018, Biology major
From: Santa Clara , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Accepted At: UCSC
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1340
Highest SAT: 1890
SAT Prep:
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High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 25%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Swimming/Diving, Water Polo
Extracurricular Activities: Broadcast Journalism / Media / Television
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Work experience
396 Words
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...

College Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
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Liberal, Opinionated,...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
24 Words
Close to the beach and downtown, I...

Why I ultimately chose my school
23 Words
As soon as I visited campus, I...

How I chose schools to apply to
36 Words
Applied to one school that I knew was out of reach...