dsugrue
dsugrue,
UCSC ‘19
B.S., Economics and Econometrics, , Economics, , Banking, Corporate, and Tax Law, , Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Administration, , Law, , Pre-Law Studies, , Law and Legal Studies, , Legal Studies, , Advanced Legal Studies
Features Included
2
Essays
12
Schools
10
Scores
4
Advice
3
ECs
3
Sports

Background

Hometown Washington, D.C.
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of California - Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, CA)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • University of California - Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • University of California - Davis (Davis, CA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Haverford College (Haverford, PA)
  • Swarthmore College (Swarthmore, PA)
  • Harvey Mudd (Claremont, CA)
  • Claremont McKenna College (Claremont, CA)
  • California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (San Luis Obispo, CA)
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University of California - Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, CA)

Applied for in Economics and Econometrics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Parent

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Please Raise Your Hand On my first day of eleventh grade, I took out my carefully highlighted copy of Pale Blue Dot by Carl Sagan, a freshly sharpened number two pencil, and a marbled composition book. As discussion ensued in AP English Language, my fingertips rhythmically tapped along my thigh. Voices blared and jabbered, echoing off the walls of the claustrophobic space. I sat in shameful silence, frozen and uncomfortable. I thumbed through the dog-eared pages of my book and...
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Supplemental Essay Issue of personal significance
579 Words
Just after my sixth birthday, my dad took the family camping in Desolation Wilderness where we hiked Mount Tallac, pausing on a ridgetop to make kool-aid and snow ‘slurpees’. At the top, I signed the ledger - Danielle, age six. Realizing I was the youngest signee in the book, a sense of accomplishment overcame me. Despite my shortness of breath due to the high altitude, a raspberry-colored elbow, and sore shoulders from my pack, I felt dignified. When I was...
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General Admissions Advice

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
30 Words
I think it is important to talk about research...
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Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
84 Words
I did use a private counselor, and she was most helpful in assisting me in finding topics from my personal life that most connected to...
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Why I declined other schools
34 Words
I had a merit scholarship to UCSC, but was leaning...
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My advice about getting recommenders
31 Words
Ask them politely! They are doing you a huge...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.82
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
32
 
ACT Score Details
 
Highest SAT
2070
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1450
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

SportsVolleyball, Basketball, Track & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesKey Club, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, American Red Cross
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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