Kayceethebruin
Kayceethebruin,
UCLA ‘19
B.S., Microbiology
I am an incoming freshman attending UCLA with an interest in research in Microbiology
Features Included
2
Essays
9
Schools
7
Scores
1
Advice
5
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Bellflower, California
GenderFemale
EthnicityHispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • San Diego State University (San Diego, CA)
  • California State University - Long Beach (Long Beach, CA)
  • California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (San Luis Obispo, CA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Irvine (Irvine, CA)
  • University of California - Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
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University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)

Applied for a B.S. in Microbiology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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As a budding young adult with an interest in the field of medicine, I still run into complications. I may not have my oldest brother physically with me to help in times of difficulty, nor do I know when he will ever be released, but I do know that I will always have the support and encouragement from him whenever I need it. As I've grown and met new people I have become more comfortable with telling them the story...
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Supplemental Essay Issue of personal significance
147 Words
Although I was only about eight years old, the moment my brother was sentenced to twenty-five years to life, I realized that I couldn’t live in the same cycle that consumed the rest of my family. While it did affect my ability to achieve academically, it wasn’t a negative effect. The misfortune that has occurred in my family has only fueled my desire for education.... My incarcerated brother realized the gravity of his mistakes and has been my...
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General Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
255 Words
The great thing about UCLA and other UC school's is that not only do they use the holistic approach to the application process, but they also compare you only to other students in your neighboring area. My high school was an average public school in California that was constantly under budget in classes. UC's will take into consideration your school, the amount of AP's and honors classes within your school and whether you took them or not....
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.12
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
27
 
ACT Score Details
 
Highest SAT
1840
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1310
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details4 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesDrama Production Crew, National Honor Society, School Theater/Plays, Student Council / Government, Key Club

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Application Additional Materials

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