SwagSwagMega
SwagSwagMega,
UC Davis ‘18
B.S., Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Undergrad currently attending UC Davis, majoring in Biomedical Engineering
Features Included
1
Essays
12
Schools
11
Scores
15
Advice
2
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown San Jose, California
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken English

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of California - Davis (Davis, CA)
  • University of California - Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, CA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • Santa Clara University (Santa Clara, CA)
  • Rice University (Houston, TX)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
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University of California - Davis (Davis, CA)

Applied for a B.S. in Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Prompt #1: Describe the world you come from — for example, your family, community or school — and tell us how your world has shaped your dreams and aspirations. Personal Statement: “Aha moments” are the best. It’s hard to put into words that wonderful feeling of comprehension that results from a struggle. In calculus the hardest concept was Lagrange Error Bound. I constantly read my textbook and attempted to solve problems. Each time I thought I understood Lagrange Error, I didn’t....
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General Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Nice, Smart,...
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What I’d change about my school if I were student body president
31 Words
More bike parking, lower costs, larger gym, larger dining...
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Why I declined other schools
19 Words
They did not provide me with...
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What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
44 Words
Write about how there is an academic, but yet still nice and not...
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How to increase chances at my school
63 Words
Apply into an easier major and into a less competitive college -- Davis is unique in that it allows...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
20 Words
Everyone is really nice here. Easy...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
20 Words
They offered me the best scholarship...
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Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
9 Words
Intramural sports, frats,...
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My favorite course thus far, and why
51 Words
My favorite course here so far was ENG 6, or MatLab. As a person without any...
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Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
18 Words
I used a private counselor...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
69 Words
During high school I would do something that's non academic, fun, and still improves your admissions chances. I volunteered at...
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Post-college plans
33 Words
I plan to either go to medical school, or get...
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My advice about getting recommenders
44 Words
Since many of your recommenders will be teachers, it's important to not only...
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Additional material sent in after waitlisted or deferred
30 Words
I only got wait listed at 1 school (Dartmouth), and...
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How to approach transferring schools
41 Words
Never had to, not sure what my advice would be. I do...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.3
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
35
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2180
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1510
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details7 classes and scores

Sports

SportsWeight Lifting

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesChess, Tutoring/Mentoring

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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