College Admissions Info

University of California - Davis, ‘19
BS, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I like having fun yay
From: Dublin
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 6 schools
Accepted At: UC Riverside, UCSD, UCLA, UC Irvine, UC Davis
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Korean

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1550
Highest SAT: 2280
PSAT Scores:

High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 10%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
College Classes In High School:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Marching Band, Junior Classical League / Latin Club, Model Congress / Model UN, School Band
How Spent Summers:
Awards Received:

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Leadership experience
617 Words
My dad left for California during my sophomore year. He had hinted at the possible move and even asked me for an opinion on a “theoretical” move but I never thought his hypothetical situation would become a reality. One day my father gathered everyone in the living room. I was leaning back in my chair, arms crossed, when he made the announcement. Suddenly I found myself living Eminem’s words: palms sweaty, knees weak, arms heavy. Suddenly I remembered all...

College Admissions Advice

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
39 Words
I applied to scholarships and tried to minimize loans. If a school...

My favorite course thus far, and why
14 Words
Intro to Macroeconomics because...

Why I declined other schools
7 Words
Low aid....

What I’d change about my application process
10 Words
Stop asking questions...

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
16 Words
I did not use a...