jeg9000
jeg9000,
Humboldt ‘18
B.A., Cellular Biology
I'm a first generation student to go to college and I have a learning diability (Auditory processing). I hope my expereince and advice will guide you through your acedemic journey.
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Advice
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ECs
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Sports

Background

Hometown Sylmar
GenderFemale
EthnicityHispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • California State University - Northridge (Los Angeles, CA)
  • California State University - Long Beach (Long Beach, CA)
  • University of California - Davis (Davis, CA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Irvine (Irvine, CA)
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Humboldt State University (Arcata, CA)

Applied for a B.A. in Cellular Biology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

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Personal Statement
598 Words
Anxiety before a competition, Your disability
I always imagined that one day I would be wearing a lab coat, walking down long hospital hallways, stopping at each door, helping patients recuperate from their illness, and pursuing my dream. But I allowed something else to convince me that my dream was impossible. According to my IEP (Individualized Education Program), I had a learning disability, which meant I learned at a slower pace. Therefore, I believed I couldn't accomplish anything. When my sophomore year arrived, the work...
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General Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
220 Words
I really recommend that you become very involved in your community the best way possible. And the best place to start, is now! I believe this is the first step into discovering what your interests and your passions best suites a career. A good place to go find volunteer opportunities are clubs/organizations at school, the career/college advising center at school, looking around in your...
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How I chose schools to apply to
319 Words
I based off my decision for universities, on location, class size and major. I already knew from my experience volunteering at the hospital, and talking with doctors, that Biology and medical school was something I will pursue. Thus, I knew that I had to go to a university that offered a Bachelors degree, and will be able to prepare me for graduate school (Medical School). That's when I knew I had to decide on applying for UC's or CAL States. These are state funded schools, and I was able to receive financial aid and more resources due to my disability....
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What I’d change about my application process
162 Words
And something that I would personally change in my application process, was my personal state. In all honesty, grades, and test scores are important, but these personal statements demonstrate a glimpse of who you really are. And I made the horrible mistake by making it sound too proper and...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.3
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 25%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Low one semester/year
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1220
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score910
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsWater Polo (Recruited)

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesKey Club, Hospital Volunteer
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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