College Admissions Info

University of California - Davis, ‘19
BS, Civil Engineering

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Oakland
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 8 schools
Accepted At: UC Davis, UCSC, UC Irvine, UCSB
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Cantonese

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1450
Highest SAT: 2080
Highest ACT:

High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 1%
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

Sports: Basketball, Tennis
Extracurricular Activities: Community Cleanup / Service, Volunteer Coach, Student Activities Committee
How Spent Summers:

College Application Essays

"Tennis is life," I would always tell my friends. Not only because I love the sport, but because it has made me who I am today. Before I began playing tennis, I felt isolated and different because I had just transferred to a new school district, away from all my old classmates whom I knew since elementary school. When I attended freshman orientation, I sat alone at the edge of the bleachers. I was always shy and reserved; I didn't...

College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
44 Words
I'm perfectly happy at UC Davis, but if there was one thing I...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
50 Words
Try not to spend your summer staying at home and watching Netflix all day. Make...

Why I ultimately chose my school
19 Words
I wanted to go to a...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
25 Words
UC Davis is only just over an hour...

My advice about getting recommenders
36 Words
When you're choosing recommenders, you should probably select teachers who you...