College Admissions Info

University of California - Davis, ‘20
BS, Cognitive Science

Profile Overview

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  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
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Student Background

UC Davis '20 | Volleyball
From: Tracy , California
Gender: Female
First Gen College Student: Yes
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Accepted At: San Jose State, UC Merced
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: French, Arabic, English

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1300
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 10%
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Volleyball , Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: French Club, Model Congress / Model UN

College Application Essays

As I walk through my front door after a demanding day in school and on the court, the familiar smell of home-cooked rice and earthy spices absorbs me, and immediately calms me down. This is my home, my sanctuary. I make my way to the kitchen and greet my parents as they continue their conversation, starting a sentence in Arabic just to finish it in French. Growing up in a Lebanese-American family has had its fair share of each culture....

College Admissions Advice

Additional material sent in after waitlisted or deferred
212 Words
Some schools that waitlist students require additional material to be sent to them, whether it be an essay, transcripts, etc. In my case, when I was waitlisted at UC Davis, they asked me to write a 200 word essay explaining why I think Davis was the right choice for me. My advice: don't take this lightly. Take it as a second chance, as a make...