College Admissions Info

University of California - Santa Cruz, ‘20
BA, Management Information Systems

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: San Francisco , California
Gender: Female
First Gen College Student: No
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
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Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1290
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High School Performance

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Top 25%
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Academic Performance in High School: Some good some bad

Extracurriculars & Awards

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College Application Essays

Personal Statement for UCSC, UCLA, UC Berkeley, UC Irvine: Interest in other academic subject, Your disability
1099 Words
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...

Supplemental Essay for Santa Clara: “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...

College 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...

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...

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...

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...

My advice about getting recommenders
49 Words
I actually asked my teacher if he'd write the letter for me on the last...