College Admissions Info

dkozirov
dkozirov
University of California - San Diego ‘18
BS, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Chemistry

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

19/ UCSD/ AEPi/ Regent Scholar
From: Los Angeles , California
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 15+ schools
Accepted At: Dartmouth, Cornell, UC Berkeley, UCLA, UCSD, Duke, Miami, UCSB, UC Irvine, USC
Denied At:
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Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Russian, Spanish

Test Scores

2260
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1540
Highest SAT: 2260
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High School Performance

4.50
GPA
Top 1%
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High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Debate Club/Team, Gay/Straight Alliance, Chess, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Spanish Club, Hospital Volunteer, Community Cleanup / Service
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College Application Essays

26.2 miles. 42.195 kilometers. A run from the stadium to the sea. Each Lilliputian step a complex coordination between the contracting and relaxing patterns of actin and myosin being regulated by ATP. An event completed by few. None find it easy, especially those with a medical condition which intensifies the struggles of simply exercising. I was diagnosed with Crohn's Disease at the young age of ten. Soon after, I was forced to quit all of my physical activities such as swimming and...









Supplemental Essay: Amusing anecdote
350 Words
As a child, I was gifted a life-size, 50-piece puzzle of Winnie the Pooh. What happened next shocked everybody; I assembled it daily. My floor was always covered with either the completed jigsaw or the pieces to it. Within some time, I could put it together just looking at the back of the pieces. My dad jumped on the opportunity to use jigsaw puzzles as a learning tool. The first puzzle that I did with him was a 1000-piece butterfly-shaped...





Additional Essay Details:
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UC Essays: Describe the world you come from — for example, your family, community or school — and tell us how your world has shaped your dreams and aspirations. As a child, I was gifted a life-size, 50-piece puzzle of Winnie the Pooh. What happened next shocked everybody; I assembled it daily. My floor was always covered with either the completed jigsaw or the pieces to it. Within some time, I could put it together just looking at the back of the...















College Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
63 Words
Try to volunteer in a location based on your intended college major in the summers prior to entering college....





Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
33 Words
Research opportunities are very limited and competitive. If a university...





Why I declined other schools
48 Words
Although Dartmouth offered me an excellent acceptance package, free trip to visit the college...





How to increase chances at my school
31 Words
Prepare and take AP exams without the class. Some...





What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
35 Words
Priority enrollment is HUGE!!! Do not take this lightly if a...