College Admissions Info

MirandaBlake20
University of California - Santa Barbara, ‘19
BS, Zoology and Entomology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I just graduated high school and I am attending UCSB in the fall.
From: Granada Hills , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 10 schools
Accepted At: UCSD, UCSB, CSULB, CSUN, Cal Poly, SDSU
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

1820
SAT
27
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1300
Highest SAT: 1820
SAT Prep:
Highest ACT:
ACT Prep:

High School Performance

4.30
GPA
Top 1%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
College Classes In High School:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Cheer/Spirit Squad, Dance
Extracurricular Activities: Student Council / Government, Animal Foster Care Provider / Animal Rescue Volunteer
How Spent Summers:
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Childhood memory
35 Words
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.

College 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...





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...





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...





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...