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UC Davis ‘15
B.S., Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
A 4th Year Biochemistry undergrad at UC Davis
Features Included
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Essays
6
Schools
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Scores
5
Advice
4
ECs
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Sports

Background

Hometown San Jose, California
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken Vietnamese

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of California - Davis (Davis, CA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Irvine (Irvine, CA)
  • Santa Clara University (Santa Clara, CA)
  • University of California - Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
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University of California - Davis (Davis, CA)

Applied for a B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Behind a dark window, a gigantic airplane appeared in the eyes of a seven-year-old girl, waiting for her departure in the cold night. The feeling of fear was not present, only amazement flowing through my body when I hesitantly walked into the tunnel leading to the airplane door. This happiness transformed into disappointment and loneliness when the airplane ascended off the ground then I realized that I was leaving the only home I knew to set foot on American soil....
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Supplemental Essay Issue of personal significance
498 Words
My heart beat faster, my hands trembled, and my voice stuttered. Standing in front of my classmates, I stumbled upon these symptoms. I once thought that these butterflies in my stomach would never disappear; even though, I knew my confidence is there inside, waiting for the right moment to surface. A change was necessary if I wanted to overcome the fear of public speaking. Before I was involved in community service, I surrounded myself with schoolwork, showing little interest in...
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General Admissions Advice

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
103 Words
It is really important that you visit the school before accepting it. Location is key to how you will carry out your college experiences. I accepted UCD before visiting it and...
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5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Studious, active,...
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My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
43 Words
I wish I was more involved in my school. Even though I joined...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
39 Words
High schoolers: Try to take as many courses at a community...
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Why I declined other schools
79 Words
Honestly, UCSB was my dream school because it was next to the beach and I got accepted into my dream major. However, I had...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.99
(no specification of weighting)
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1630
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1180
SAT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details5 classes and scores

Sports

SportsBasketball

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesKey Club, Prom Committee, Library Volunteer, National Honor Society

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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