College Admissions Info

University of California - Davis, ‘18
BS, Neuroscience and Neurobiology, Psychology

Profile Overview

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  • High School Performance
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  • Personal statement
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Student Background

I'm a first year student at UC Davis, majoring in Neurobiology, Physiology, & Behavior B.S. and Psychology B.A. I'm originally from sunny San Diego, CA, and I attended a small magnet high school which emphasized Science & Technology and Arts. As a high sch
From: Vista , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 13 schools
Accepted At: UC Davis, SDSU, UCSB, UCSC, U of Minnesota, Washington, Pacific
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Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Korean

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1300
Highest SAT: 1820
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 5%
High School Type: Magnet
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Dance, Martial Arts, Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: Asian Club / Asian Interactive Youth Association, Dance, Hospital Volunteer, Key Club, Tutoring/Mentoring, National Honor Society, Science Club/Team
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College Application Essays

I had never seen CPR performed on someone who had been alive just ten seconds ago. I had never seen a quadriplegic patient enjoying the Super Bowl while nurses cleaned out his flesh and bones from blood-dripping bed sores. I had never shared the last breath of a stranger and watched her die in front of my own eyes. That was until I started interning at a local hospital in 2013, and when my dream of becoming a doctor sprouted. After...

College Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
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One of my LoR was written by my Chemistry/Anatomy & Physiology teacher in high school. I had a special bond because I visited him often to share my experiences from internships...