MirandaBlake20,
UCSB ‘19
B.S., Zoology and Entomology
I just graduated high school and I am attending UCSB in the fall.
Features Included
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Essays
10
Schools
7
Scores
4
Advice
2
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Granada Hills, California
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of California - Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Davis (Davis, CA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • California State University - Long Beach (Long Beach, CA)
  • California State University - Northridge (Los Angeles, CA)
  • California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (San Luis Obispo, CA)
  • San Diego State University (San Diego, CA)
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University of California - Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)

Applied for a B.S. in Zoology and Entomology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
35 Words
Childhood memory
I wrote about a backcountry trek I took with my leadership camp. It was a nine day hike, and I wrote about how much I learned about myself, and how much I physically challenged myself.
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General Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
72 Words
When you choose a school, you want to look at all the different aspects of it. Yes, academics is important, but you...
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My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
171 Words
I chose to participate in the Outdoor Activities club at my school. I wanted a change of pace from what I did in high school, and I wanted to experience something that I enjoy much more in depth than I have. A lot of people expected me to participate in cheer...
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How to increase chances at my school
89 Words
To increase your chances at any school, you need to challenge yourself. Not only in school, but in your life as well. Never settle for what everyone...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
97 Words
I love that my school is by the beach because the beach is one of my favorite places on the planet. I love that it's in California because it's...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.30
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
27
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
1820
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1300
SAT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details5 classes and scores

Sports

SportsCheer/Spirit Squad, Dance

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesStudent Council / Government, Animal Foster Care Provider / Animal Rescue Volunteer
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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