College Admissions Info

University of California - Davis, ‘16
BS, Sociology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Sophomore here at UC Davis. Sociology Major
From: San Jose , California
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 9 schools
Accepted At: St. John's, UC Irvine, UCSB, San Jose State, UC Davis, SDSU, UC Riverside, U Oregon
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Korean

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1320
Highest SAT: 1850

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 25%
High School Type: Public

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Tennis
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Embarrassing mistake
575 Words
Now and then I think and reevaluate the days of my childhood and when I was a small and innocent toddler. I knew nothing of how distraught and unfair the world outside my home was. In my home, I was born into a Korean family with parents to ask for guidance and an older brother to look up to. Throughout my early days of middle school, I learned new things about my heritage such as how much honor and respect...

College Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
36 Words
I was honest. People thought I was crazy when I wrote...

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
52 Words
Outgoing, energetic, studious, ambitious, and cunning. These are five adjectives that describe most UC Davis students....

Why I declined other schools
26 Words
Davis is the perfect college town. It has...

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
53 Words
I used to be in greek life. It's a great way to meet people and most...

What I’d change about my application process
47 Words
I'd apply to more schools. You have to really believe in yourself and your...