dkozirov
dkozirov,
UCSD ‘18
B.S., Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, , Chemistry
19/ UCSD/ AEPi/ Regent Scholar
Features Included
3
Essays
15
Schools
14
Scores
5
Advice
7
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Los Angeles, California
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken Russian, Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • University of Miami (Coral Gables, FL)
  • University of California - Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
  • University of California - Irvine (Irvine, CA)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
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University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)

Applied for a B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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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...
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Supplemental Essay Amusing anecdote
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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...
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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...
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General 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....
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Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
33 Words
Research opportunities are very limited and competitive. If a university...
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Why I declined other schools
48 Words
Although Dartmouth offered me an excellent acceptance package, free trip to visit the college...
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How to increase chances at my school
31 Words
Prepare and take AP exams without the class. Some...
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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...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.5
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2260
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1540
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details10 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesDebate Club/Team, Gay/Straight Alliance, Chess, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Spanish Club, Hospital Volunteer, Community Cleanup / Service
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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