kenishaj
kenishaj,
UCLA ‘19
B.S., Environmental and Marine Sciences
Kenisha is an undeclared freshman at UCLA considering a major in the physical sciences.
Features Included
2
Essays
10
Schools
15
Scores
1
Advice
1
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Hollister, California
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
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)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • University of California - Davis (Davis, CA)
  • University of California - Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, CA)
  • Santa Clara University (Santa Clara, CA)
  • California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (San Luis Obispo, CA)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
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University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)

Applied for a B.S. in Environmental and Marine Sciences

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
469 Words
Creative personal story
UC Personal Statement 1 My world is a flurry of paper. Books pile up on the dresser next to the bed and overflow from the bookshelf onto the ground. Papers litter the floor and desk - if the window gets left open they fly like birds. My world is one of exploration and experimentation. The books in my room range from barely touched intellectual books (way over my head), to sappy romance books I’m embarrassed about owning, to worn Harry...
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Additional Essay Details
73 Words
For my personal statement I was encouraged to be creative. As a white and upper-middle class student in good health with two well educated parents I did not have any significant hardship to write about. My school counselor, as well as my English teacher, advised me to take advantage of the opportunities I had had growing up and to find a unique perspective on what could be seen as ordinary things or activities.
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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
110 Words
If I could apply to college over again I would've put more effort into my personal statements. I would've tried to be more creative with them, and I would've taken more risks in...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.42
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2140
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1490
Other SAT Scores
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details9 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSwimming/Diving, Water Polo

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesNational Honor Society
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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