College Admissions Info

University of California - Santa Barbara, ‘19
BFA, Acting

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I believe in the acknowledgement and respect of human rights for all individuals without regards to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or nationality.
From: Los Angeles , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 5 schools
Accepted At: UCSD, UCSC, UCSB
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1230
Highest SAT: 1710
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 5%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Drama Production Crew
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College Application Essays

The first place I remember on my first day in the United States is a McDonalds on the corner of Melrose and Vermont. Only fragments of memories of the long journey are left in my mind. There was a bus ride from Guatemala City to Tapachula, a plane ride from Mexico City, to Tijuana, a stop in Costa Mesa and a final stop in the City of Angels. As a five year old,I believed that I would see angels...

Supplemental Essay: Time off from school
347 Words
Summer is a time to find a stimulating activity. This summer I was a mentor for my high school’s incoming freshmen and an intern for an elected official. Initially my parents believed I was being too ambitious; I had taken up a job and an internship which would occupy most of my summer. I’d already been assigned work for school due as soon as it began and so I knew I was in for a long ride. However...

Additional Essay Details:
15 Words
We had to talk about a leadership experience outside of school or time after school.

College Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
87 Words
When asking for recommendations ask with plenty of time before so that the person writing your letter has enough time to write a well thought out...

What I’d change about my application process
57 Words
I would have started much earlier and had more people review my personal statement because it is...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
45 Words
Try to keep buy during the summer, do an internship in the summer between...

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
42 Words
My biggest advice for loans and scholarships is to start early. Try to...

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
58 Words
I learned quickly that some schools are not very diverse. Both from personal experience and from friends...