College Admissions Info

University of California - Riverside, ‘18
BA, Anthropology and Archaeology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Azusa , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 4 schools
Accepted At: UC Riverside, La Verne
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

Highest SAT: 1460
SAT Prep:

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: Tennis
Extracurricular Activities: National Honor Society, Rotary Club, French Club
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College Application Essays

646 Words
“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I -I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference” -Robert Frost. Ever since my brother graduated from high school and stopped his education, he has been pushing me into the right direction to not make the same mistakes. It is not easy being the first in the family who will be attending college especially since my parents cannot offer me any support when it comes to school...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
342 Words
Throughout my years, I had not really done anything that was very important or interesting which caught my attention. It was not until I started high school that I decided to start doing something during my spare time. Since I would often be at the Azusa City Library, I decided to volunteer there. I started off by volunteering during the summer. I did the simple things: clean the books, re-shelf them, and picking up books from tables. As time passed...

Supplemental Essay: Scholarship application
375 Words
Making the decision of a university is probably one of the hardest because this is where you will be going for the next four years, or more, of your life. Since the beginning of my senior year, I had my mind set on UC Riverside. I decided to apply to UC Riverside because it is far enough for me to become independent, but close enough to be able to visit my parents. I like its location because it is not...

Supplemental Essay: Scholarship application
312 Words
Many of today's students do not think about getting up of their sofa and making a change through community service. One of the reasons why this is, is because they might not see the benefits it offers. This is due mainly for the lack of information provided about community service. Coming form someone who has volunteered, I know for a fact that volunteering is important for an individual, especially a student. It is important for students to be involved in...

College Admissions Advice

Why I declined other schools
70 Words
In one of the schools I applied to, they had accepted a large number of students, and my major was not...

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
68 Words
I entered the Anthropology Club to interact with other students that have the same interests as me. I hope this...