College Admissions Info

University of California - Santa Barbara, ‘19
BS, Environmental Studies, Environmental and Marine Sciences

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Mauricio A. Baltrons
From: Discovery Bay , California
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 5 schools
Accepted At: Humboldt, Cal Poly, UC Davis, UCSB, UC Berkeley
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: French, Spanish

Test Scores

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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 10%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Volleyball, Tennis, Water Polo
Extracurricular Activities: Broadcast Journalism / Media / Television, Black Student Union, Boy/Girl Scouts, Choir
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Story central to identity
611 Words
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...

Supplemental Essay: Scholarship application
5 Words
Essay central to work experience

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...

College Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
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High ACT scores,...