I’m a high school senior who is really worried about the admission standards for CS here. UCSC and UCD have been my dream schools for a long time. What are my chances?
Demographics: Male, Chinese American, California native
I come from a non-competitive public high school.
Intended Major(s): Computer Engineering or Computer Science
ACT/SAT/SAT II: 1440 (750 Math 690 ERBW)
UW/W GPA and Rank: UW 4.0 W 4.09 Class Rank 50/477 Top 11%
APs/Honors: My school only lets us take a maximum of 3 AP or Honors classes per year
AP CS, English Honors, AP Calc AB, Japanese 3 Honors
Awards: Scholar Athlete Award (Get a 4.0 UW while playing school sports), Scholastic Team Award(Our badminton team had the highest average GPA) , Kumon Mathematics Silver Award (High ranked in Kumon’s math program)
Extracurriculars: (meh) Varsity Badminton Team for a year, I volunteered at the library for 3 years and I was part of the Teen Computer Corps, a service to help seniors with their computer problems, I was the head of this Corps, I was the owner of a mid-level esports team for this league: https://www.ugcleague.com/, Tennis Club, Robotics Team for a little bit
Essays: Pretty Good