College Admissions Info

University of California - Santa Barbara, ‘16
BA, Cinematography and Video Production, Film, Video, and Photography

Profile Overview

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  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
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Student Background

UCSB Film & Media Studies and Chicano/a Studies Major
From: Palmdale , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: Other Family Member
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 5 schools
Accepted At: UCSB
Denied At:
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1230
Highest SAT: 1720

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 10%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Low one semester/year
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Drama Production Crew
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College Application Essays

It’s Thursday morning and my family and I are rushing to get ready; everyone is fighting to use the restrooms and showers because two restrooms for six people are clearly insufficient. By noon, my dad and brothers are waiting in the car honking at my mother and me, so we can start heading out to my grandparents’ house in Paramount which is where my dad’s entire family will be that evening. The journey down the I-5 freeway is...

Additional Essay Details:
142 Words
For my first essay, I remember not knowing what the hell to write. I was so lost and afraid because the deadline was fast approaching. It was something I was thinking about all day during Thanksgiving. Then it hit me; my family is what has help shaped me into the person I was. Describing my day during Thanksgiving was the perfect way to give admissions readers a glimpse into my life. So, I wrote about my Thanksgiving itinerary and how...

College Admissions Advice

What I like about my school’s location and culture
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Everyone thinks UCSB is the biggest party school, and well it is, but it shouldn't be a factor in choosing this school or not. I mean...