University of California – Riverside Admissions Essays – College Application Supplement Essays, Prompt, Examples

College Application Essays accepted by University of California – Riverside

Leave it all on the Field
Anonymous
University of California – Riverside
Date of birth: eleven seven eighty eight. Sex: male. Grade: eleven. Social security number: 606261790… “No, that`s not right,” I mumbled to myself. How could I forget my social security number? “I`m just nervous for the SAT,” was my first…

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
Sheliza Kabani
University of California – Riverside
When we were young, we were all asked what we wanted to be in the future. Some of us said a firefighter, some said an engineer or a lawyer, and the some even said school janitor. However, I only had one goal for my future. For me, all those hours…

The World of Science
Anonymous
University of California – Riverside
What started as a simple chemistry project turned into a huge part of my life for two and a half months. Amanjeet, my partner, and I spent at least two hours each day in our school laboratory measuring acids and bases, calculating pH levels, and…

The Perfect Role Model
Jeanette Low
University of California – Riverside
Open-Ended This question seeks to give students the opportunity to share important aspects of their schooling or their lives – such as their personal circumstances, family experiences and opportunities that were or were not available at their…

Us vs. Them
Kaitlin McMillan
University of California – Riverside
Describe the world you come from – for example, your family, community or school – and tell us how your world has shaped your dreams and aspirations.
I am a `them`. In the `us vs. them` mentality, I have been the `them` to most people throughout my…

Belief
Kaitlin McMillan
University of California – Riverside
Tell us about a personal quality, talent, accomplishment, contribution or experience that is important to you. What about this quality or accomplishment makes you proud and how does it relate to the person you are?
I stood at the edge of the small…

Oppression
Syeddah Naqvi
University of California – Riverside
The sweltering heat of the Middle Eastern sun would wrap its parched tongue around my heavily shrouded body. The afternoon could have been cooked on an open flame, leaving behind charred individuals busily going about their business. Despite such…

Success
Lauren Ann Davis
University of California – Riverside
As I strode into that all-too familiar gym, the memory of last year`s defeat was still fresh in my mind. The court loomed ahead, lying smugly as if it were already aware of the game`s outcome. The CIF Volleyball Championship poster smirked at us…

Veganism: A Journey Through the Ages
Anonymous
University of California – Riverside
My journey with the animal liberation movement began almost a decade ago, at the tender age of nine or ten. I had not yet been exposed to what animal cruelty really is, but I somehow knew that something wasn`t right in the way we fed ourselves. My…

So, God Chose Diabetes for Me
Caitlin Segundo
University of California – Riverside
I was invincible until I found myself in a dimly lit, white-walled hospital room in the endocrinology department of Children`s Hospital Los Angeles. February 19, 2013 will be engraved in the deepest part of my brain forever; I underwent a…

Cosplay
Anonymous
University of California – Riverside
The animated clip flashes by and for a few seconds she rises, facing a creature several times her size that she has no chance of defeating. But still she stands. Something about her position tells the viewer that, despite her fear, she will win….



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