College Admissions Info

University of California - Davis, ‘16
BS, Cellular Biology

Profile Overview

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

UCD 2016//Cell Bio Major
From: Santa Rosa
Gender: Male
Legacy: Parent, Both Parents
Admission: Regular Decision, Transfer
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: UC Davis, UCSB, UC Irvine, Arizona State
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Cantonese, Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1400
Highest SAT: 1980

High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 10%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Some good some bad
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Swimming/Diving
Extracurricular Activities: School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Student Council / Government, Film
How Spent Summers:

College Application Essays

998 Words
Statement 1: From the time I could first read, the natural world and the system of knowledge built from studying and testing it have fascinated me. Of the sciences, biology was the one that eventually dominated my interests. I found an unparalleled appreciation in learning about and understanding the intricate details of the diversity, complexity, organization and unity of all living things as the result of billions of years of evolution. I would spend hours of my spare time reading books...

College Admissions Advice

How to approach transferring schools
212 Words
For first-time community college students planning to transfer to a 4-year university down the line: figure out what you want to major in (be it general or specific) and consequently, come up with a tentative academic plan with your college counselors as to figure out what and how many classes to take in upcoming semesters, particularly prioritizing the major-related classes you're required to...