tuantang0801
tuantang0801,
UC Davis ‘18
B.S., Electrical and Electronics Engineering, , Advanced Dentistry and Oral Sciences
First year Electrical Engineering Student at UC Davis (as of 2014-2015). I wrote about Dragon Ball Z for my first personal statement and a soccer incident that altered my view on friendships for the second one.
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Advice
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ECs
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Sports

Background

Hometown San Jose
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken Vietnamese, French

Results, Essays, and Advice

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Waitlisted or Withdrew
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University of California - Davis (Davis, CA)

Applied for a B.S. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

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Personal Statement
557 Words
Career aspirations
Inside an old book store, while strolling down an aisle of comics, I found what the kids at my school were musing about - “Dragon Ball Z”, a manga depicting the on-going war between super humans and extraterrestrial villains. Bringing it home merely to fathom its popularity, I thought the book would be rather pointless and only good for wasting time. Much to my surprise, I instead found that it gave me many fantastical ideas that would ultimately shape my...
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Supplemental Essay Issue of personal significance
458 Words
I sprinted to the sideline and performed a slide-tackle, curving my foot around the ball in an attempt to keep it in play. I reached it just in time, but under the rain and on the slippery field, the momentum I carried was still springing me forward. Uncontrollably spinning in a circle, I kept on sliding until my head was slammed against a nearby bench. As I lay with my back against the grass, and the freezing rain continued to...
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Additional Essay Details
178 Words
My supplemental essay is the second personal statement (the one where you're supposed to talk about your personality). For my first personal statement, I focused about my dreams and aspiration and for the second one, I focused about how a particular experience has shaped my personalities. My advise on these personal statements are that you should make yours unique but true to yourself and the reader. Remember to research online for cliche topics and sentences. I still remember writing the...
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General Admissions Advice

Why I declined other schools
56 Words
Choose the college that you cope best with, not the highest rated one, because college is what...
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My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
24 Words
It's best to balance sports, academics, and...
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Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
35 Words
Scholarship applications are a must! Don't be lazy; apply for any...
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What I’d change about my application process
38 Words
I put a lot less leadership position and extracurricular activities than...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
61 Words
Volunteering or having a job is always great because they can both be put on your college application....
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High School Performance

GPA
4
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 25%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
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Test Scores

Highest SAT
2100
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1470
SAT Prep
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AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsSoccer,

Extracurriculars

Activities
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

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