College Admissions Info

DkChan30
DkChan30
University of California - Davis, ‘17
BS, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Computer Programming, Computer Science, Computer Graphics, Game and Interactive Media Design

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 9 advice topics

Student Background

UC Davis undergrad student (Computer Science Major), Gamer, Tahitian Dancer.
From: Chino Hills
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Transfer
Applied To: 6 schools
Accepted At: UCSD, UC Davis, Cal Poly Pomona
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Cantonese, Spanish

Test Scores

1550
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1120
Highest SAT: 1550
SAT Prep:
SAT IIs:

High School Performance

3.80
GPA
Top 25%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports:
Extracurricular Activities: School Choir, Dance
Awards Received:

College Application Essays

Every child has something memorable they grow up with. Whether it is a stuffed animal, an action figure, or video game, children remember the moments of joy they had with that memorable item. My memorable item was a computer. My father bought me a computer to play with at a young age. It was not a computer with a mouse or keyboard. Instead, my father bought me a Gameboy Color. I was introduced to this small computer that had only...







Additional Essay Details:
483 Words
The underdog story is always a great story to hear about. The underdogs are people struggling to gain some recognition. The underdogs want to be seen as something more than the team or group of people that are not able to gain first place. In my high school years, I was in an underdog choir that helped me shape who I am today. During my first year in choir, I had to take the initiative. Each section in a choir...







College Admissions Advice

How to approach transferring schools
131 Words
Transfering from community college to a four year can be tough. Don’t slack off. Right when you get into community college take as many classes as you can. I took 20+ units my first semester there. Take winter and...





What I’d change about my application process
38 Words
I would have rather applied to a University straight from out...





What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
20 Words
We have a brewing major. Those...





What set me apart from other applicants
35 Words
I dont give up even if i do fail. Sometimes you...





Why I ultimately chose my school
50 Words
I wanted to get away from home. Plus when i visited the campus and town...





How I chose schools to apply to
36 Words
I wanted to go to a UC, but i wanted something...





Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
63 Words
I dont take out loans or anything. I apply for financial aid through FAFSA. Just do it. Some of...





How to increase chances at my school
38 Words
Get a job. Do other things other than just school. Dont...





Post-college plans
15 Words
Work for a gaming company....