College Application Essays accepted by University of California – RiversideLeave it all on the FieldAnonymousUniversity of California – RiversideDate 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 StarSheliza KabaniUniversity 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 ScienceAnonymousUniversity 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 ModelJeanette LowUniversity of California – RiversideOpen-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. ThemKaitlin McMillanUniversity of California – RiversideDescribe 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…BeliefKaitlin McMillanUniversity of California – RiversideTell 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…OppressionSyeddah NaqviUniversity of California – RiversideThe 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…SuccessLauren Ann DavisUniversity of California – RiversideAs 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 AgesAnonymousUniversity of California – RiversideMy 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 MeCaitlin SegundoUniversity 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…CosplayAnonymousUniversity of California – RiversideThe 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….