cristiangonzales
cristiangonzal,
UCSC ‘18
B.S., Computer Science
Features Included
3
Essays
8
Schools
11
Scores
5
Advice
0
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown San Pedro, California
GenderMale
EthnicityHispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of California - Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, CA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - Davis (Davis, CA)
  • University of California - Irvine (Irvine, CA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • University of California - Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
  • University of California - Riverside (Riverside, CA)
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University of California - Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, CA)

Applied for a B.S. in Computer Science

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Other Relative

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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I was born with asphyxia, a condition that causes seizures, brain damage, and has deeply influenced my life. My mother endured prolonged labor, which lasted 3 days, and due to a lack of oxygen to my brain cells, a neurologist concluded that my brain cells on the right lower lobe were dead. Although my survival was a miracle, those who overcome asphyxia often develop cerebral palsy and other complications. After many follow-ups, specialists were shocked to find that I could fully...
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Supplemental Essay Scholarship application
3 Words
Application for JPL
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Additional Essay Details
333 Words
I have the highest regard for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics– the world revolves around these subjects. It would be an understatement to say that I have a burning passion for them– math and science are, without a doubt, the future. The applications of calculus in the world around us are infinite, and are the motivation for my aspiration to double-major in Applied Mathematics and Mechanical Engineering. I first found joy exploring rather challenging engineering concepts when I began to...
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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
17 Words
I would've been more conscious...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
16 Words
Try hard to get internships...
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What set me apart from other applicants
24 Words
I've taken up to college Calculus 3 and...
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How I chose schools to apply to
93 Words
Please be conscious about admissions stats at schools; Common Data Sets (CDS) are helpful, each school has one. Look it up online. It's hard, but be realistic with...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
18 Words
My school is extremely liberal,...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.30
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 50%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Low at first but improved
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1790
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1280
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details9 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSoccer

Extracurriculars

Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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