kristarad
kristarad,
Cal Poly ‘17
B.S., Animal Sciences
2nd year Animal Science Major at Cal Poly SLO
Features Included
3
Essays
9
Schools
4
Scores
5
Advice
2
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Sammamish, Washington
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (San Luis Obispo, CA)
  • University of Washington (Seattle, WA)
  • Oregon State University (Corvallis, OR)
  • University of California - Davis (Davis, CA)
  • University of California - Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Miami University - Oxford (Oxford, OH)
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California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (San Luis Obispo, CA)

Applied for a B.S. in Animal Sciences

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
551 Words
Overcoming personal struggle
Too Short If I had a nickel for every time somebody held something high above my head and jokingly said, “You can have it if you can reach it,” I would be rich. It’s not just a certain type of person who says these exact words; it ranges from my teachers, to my friends, to complete strangers. What I’m trying to say is that I’m short, very short. Growing up, I was the shortest person in my...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
227 Words
When I think of chemical engineers, I think of people who are always creating new synthetic materials to benefit society. My biggest concern currently is the environment, so I would like to use my knowledge of chemical engineering to create materials that are more environmentally friendly. Protecting the environment has always been important to me and new advances in technology will enable me to help reverse the damage that has already been inflicted on the earth. Although environmental conservation would...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
451 Words
Everyone who knew me as a kid heard me ask at least once, “Excuse me, can I pet your dog?” These days I don’t ask nearly as often, but if the dog is really cute, I can’t resist. For as long as I can remember, I’ve loved animals of all shapes and sizes. When I was younger, I used to beg my mom to pull the car over whenever I saw a loose dog so I could...
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General Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
89 Words
My school is classified as a "polytechnic" school which means we learn by doing. In my first two years at cal poly, I have gained an incredible...
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My favorite course thus far, and why
72 Words
My favorite course so far has been Meat Science. This may seem weird coming from an animal science major, because I love...
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5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
18 Words
The 5 adjectives that describe a...
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Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
66 Words
I did use a private admissions counselor, but I actually didn't find her to be that helpful. The main thing...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
84 Words
I feel as if my school has a very unified student body. We live in a fairly small town in Central California called San luis...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.80
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 25%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
31
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details3 classes and scores

Sports

SportsGymnastics

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAmerican Cancer Society, Animal Foster Care Provider / Animal Rescue Volunteer

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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