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UCSB52427,
UCSB ‘19
B.S., Environmental Studies, , Environmental and Marine Sciences
Mauricio A. Baltrons
Features Included
3
Essays
5
Schools
1
Scores
1
Advice
4
ECs
3
Sports

Background

Hometown Discovery Bay, California
GenderMale
EthnicityHispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken French, Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of California - Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
  • California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (San Luis Obispo, CA)
  • University of California - Davis (Davis, CA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
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University of California - Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)

Applied for a B.S. in Environmental Studies

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
611 Words
Story central to identity
For as long as I can remember, my mother has told me that my life would be very hard. "You're Mexican," she said. "I came here when I was twenty and my life was hard and I'm straight!" My mother left Mexico for the United States on the eve of her twentieth birthday in hopes finding a better life. Four difficult years later, she met my father, married, and later had me. "I knew from the moment you were born...
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Supplemental Essay Scholarship application
5 Words
Essay central to work experience
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Additional Essay Details
390 Words
Up until two years ago, I was embarrassed about the fact that I am a Boy Scout. If ever I had to don my olive green hiking shorts and khaki shirt ensemble to attend a troop meeting, I would rush to my family's car in fear of someone outside the troop spotting me. I was always smug and haughty at the meetings, talking back to my short, bald-headed troop leader with my rebellious-teenage attitude. I had a friend in the...
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General Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
9 Words
High ACT scores,...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.07
 
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
29
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsVolleyball, Tennis, Water Polo

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesBroadcast Journalism / Media / Television, Black Student Union, Boy/Girl Scouts, Choir

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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