Ian Feekes,
B.S.
Going to UCSC
Features Included
0
Essays
14
Schools
14
Scores
14
Advice
6
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown El Dorado Hills, California, Ireland
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of California - Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, CA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (San Luis Obispo, CA)
  • University of Colorado - Boulder (Boulder, CO)
  • Rutgers, State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick (Piscataway, NJ)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign (Champaign, IL)
  • Rochester Institute of Technology  (Rochester, NY)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ)
  • University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
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Applied for in

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

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General Admissions Advice

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
40 Words
UCSC has really cool agricultural gardens that they use to get almost...
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What I’d change about my application process
59 Words
I would have applied to more of the schools in California because I didn't realize how expensive out...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
55 Words
Work on a science project or a robotics project because if you can earn any awards (especially...
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What set me apart from other applicants
82 Words
I spent a lot of time on my essays. For the entire thanksgiving break I locked myself in my room trying to think of unique...
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Why I declined other schools
82 Words
In the end I forgot to take finances and affordability into account when applying to schools and that made the decision process really difficult for...
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Post-college plans
24 Words
After college I hope to apply for...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
41 Words
I got a full ride to Santa Cruz, with my family having...
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How I chose schools to apply to
86 Words
Usually when selecting schools I would google their acceptance rates (to see how prestigious and snobby they are) and their ranking in my proposed major (usually...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
80 Words
Santa Cruz is fantastic because it has the prestige of being a UC but it also has a culture that sets itself apart from...
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Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
54 Words
I didn't apply for many scholarships and I regret doing that because by not doing so...
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How to increase chances at my school
70 Words
If you're looking to get into a really great school (like the Ivy leagues) they seem to only really interested in...
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What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
48 Words
I don't think the UC system has ever had a "why us" essay prompt....
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My advice about getting recommenders
35 Words
Be friendly to teachers, coaches, volunteer leaders, and work supervisors. If...
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My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
20 Words
I like intramural soccer because it...
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High School Performance

College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Some good some bad
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
31
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
1910
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1350
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details10 classes and scores

Sports

SportsCross Country

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesChess, Church, Computer / Technology Volunteer, DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America), Math Team, Tutoring/Mentoring

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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