ucsc2020
ucsc2020,
UCSC ‘20
B.A., Management Information Systems
Student
Features Included
2
Essays
6
Schools
11
Scores
5
Advice
0
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown San Francisco, California
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

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

Applied for a B.A. in Management Information Systems

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

Personal Statement
1099 Words
Interest in other academic subject, Your disability
During elementary school, I was diagnosed with a speaking disability. My tongue can not reach the part of my mouth that allows me to say the “er” sound correctly, and without concentration, most of what I said was a mumble. A simple question such as, “Can you give me a cup of water?” would lead to a series of “What did you say?” and hopeless attempts to repeat the basic question. All those years of speech therapy still make me...
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Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
328 Words
Santa Clara University Santa Clara University's strategic vision promises to educate citizens and leaders of competence, conscience, and compassion and cultivate knowledge and faith to build a more humane, just, and sustainable world. What aspect of SCU’s strategic vision appeals to you? Why? (between 150 - 300 words) Santa Clara University students and teachers look at the larger picture, and answer the question, “What is best for the greater good?” Leadership and ethics is emphasized, a combination fundamental to my future...
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School Specific Advice

More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
49 Words
Ranking of a college is great and all, but don't make it the determining factor...
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Why I declined other schools
74 Words
I visited the other colleges I was accepted into, and I tried the lunch room test, and it failed. The lunch room...
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How to approach transferring schools
91 Words
Transferring can be a huge pain, but it doesn't have to be. It's emotionally jarring, having people ridicule you for your choice, but you'll transfer to a...
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What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
53 Words
If possible, go to the university, or somehow contact someone there, and ask them what they...
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My advice about getting recommenders
49 Words
I actually asked my teacher if he'd write the letter for me on the last...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.46
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 25%
 
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Some good some bad

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1800
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1290
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details8 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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