College Admissions Info

University of California - Santa Cruz, ‘16

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I'm a kind ambious young man!
From: Los Angeles , California
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 5 schools
Accepted At: UCSC, UC Merced, CSULB
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1050
Highest SAT: 1440
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High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 10%
High School Type: Public
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Soccer
Extracurricular Activities: Charity Drive Organizing, Tutoring/Mentoring, Spanish Club, Make-A-Change
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Athletic achievement
479 Words
A summer afternoon, I stepped out the car and arrived at my destination, Bellflower High School. I was about to play the most important game of my high school career, the final against Paramount High. As I stepped onto the battle zone- also commonly referred to as a soccer field; chills of both nervousness and excitement immediately ran down my spine. I began to stretch, got my worn out Adidas cleats laced up and got into that state of mind,...

Supplemental Essay: Diversity statement
21 Words
I spoke about my parents and older sister and used them to describe how they have shaped me as a person.

Additional Essay Details:
524 Words
To give back to those who have given to me is what I wish to accomplish. In a way everybody has given me something from either having a positive or negative impact, both have shaped my views of the environment I truly live in. To achieve this I have come to realize that, I need a higher education in order to help me gain more knowledge and wisdom to guide me later in life, and grow as a (better) person....

College Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
71 Words
Student are hungry so it is important to have a good diet if you want to do well in...

What I’d change about my application process
39 Words
I applied as a bio-engineer which was a mistake because i was...

My favorite course thus far, and why
22 Words
Favorite course was this latino study class...

What I’d change about my school if I were student body president
16 Words
I would make sure we...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
23 Words
Be as productive as you can. Take...