Cameron James
Cameron James,
UCLA ‘16
B.A., History, , Economics
5th Year UCLA student studying Economics and History with a minor in Mandarin. I'm doing study abroad this year and get full financial aid.
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Essays
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Schools
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Scores
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Advice
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ECs
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Sports

Background

Hometown Sebastopol, California
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin, 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 - Davis (Davis, CA)
  • University of California - Irvine (Irvine, CA)
  • University of California - Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
  • University of California - Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, CA)
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University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)

Applied for a B.A. in History

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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My prompts were (along the lines of): 1. Describe a personal challenge you overcame. 2. Describe the world you come from. 1. I wrote about organizing snowboarding/skiing vacations with my friends over winter break. We would rent out a large house a year in advance and party/ski for a week. More friends joined on and I've helped many people learn how to snowboard. Personally, I've always had difficulty mustering the courage to approach jumps and rails and my essay centered on...
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General Admissions Advice

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
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Culture Clubs,...
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My favorite course thus far, and why
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History 98D: History of Freemasonry,...
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What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
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UCLA is a...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
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Santa Monica (beach),...
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Reaching out to professors and coaches at schools I applied to
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How to...
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Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
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Factors...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.20
 
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2130
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1480
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details7 classes and scores

Sports

SportsBasketball, Tennis, Track & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesChoir, Debate Club/Team, Culinary, Habitat for Humanity, Philosophy Club, Homecoming committee, Prom Committee, School Theater/Plays, Tutoring/Mentoring
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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