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Josefina N.
Josefina N.
University of California - Davis ‘19
BS, Animal Sciences

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 9 supplemental essays
  • 1 advice topics

Student Background

I've lived all over the world. UC Davis class of 2019. Future veterinarian.
From: Buenos Aires , Argentina
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic, Prefer Not to Share
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Accepted At: UC Davis, LMU, UCSB, Illinois, Colorado State, Purdue, U of Minnesota, UVM, Loyola U Chicago
Denied At:
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Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

29
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High School Performance

4.27
GPA
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: High at first but got worse
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Soccer
Extracurricular Activities: Photography / Film
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College Application Essays

Foreigner, new kid, outsider. I was tired of these labels. I had spent almost half of my life roaming the word and maybe it was time to go home. Except I had no home. I lived in Argentina until I was ten, then spent three years in Puerto Rico, two in Mexico and moved to the US two years ago. I could not even answer a simple question like "Where are you from?" without giving my entire life story to...









Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
398 Words
Contemporary higher education reflects a tension between preparing for a meaningful life and preparing for a career. What are you looking for in your undergraduate education? Which emphasis is more important to you at this time and why? I know that my career is important. I want to be a veterinarian so I’ve taken it upon myself to learn about all the aspects of veterinary medicine. I have participated in the Anti-Cruelty Society Veterinary Mentoring Program, I have volunteered...







Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
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1. Note your extracurricular activities and your community service I did played soccer during my Freshman and Sophomore years. During Freshman year I was in my school’s girls soccer team and during Sophomore year I played for a soccer club called Euro Soccer. My interest in community service spiked during Sophomore year and I began volunteering through my church as a Sunday School teacher and through my school as a member of Manor Care club, a group of students that...





















Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
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How have your interests and related experiences influenced the major you have selected in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences? When I was in third grade I painted myself as a veterinarian. I portrayed myself in a lab coat surrounded by all types of animals with a stethoscope hanging around my neck. I loved animals and I was convinced that I was destined to spend the rest of my life devoted to them. That was a decade ago. Today...









Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
754 Words
Critical thinking is a central goal of Jesuit education, and at LMU you’ll be asked to think critically and intensively in every class. Dr. King suggests that critical thinking results in our ability to inform intelligence with character, and strengthen character with intelligence. Please talk about a situation that demanded critical thinking from you, and how your choices or decisions integrated intelligence and character. The principal guided me through the crowd of students. We were all lined up facing...











Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
336 Words
Why Tulane When I moved to the United States two and a half years ago my English was not the best. However, traveling the world had given me a passion for culture and language, which I was able to channel into improving my English skills. It was then that my friend invited me to volunteer at a nursing home called "Manor Care". She convinced me when she told me that one of the ladies there spoke no English. I related...





Supplemental Essay: Amusing anecdote
286 Words
Wesleyan students are interesting and interested, known for their intellectual curiosity, conversations and collaborations. Please tell us about an interesting conversation or collaboration in which you’ve recently taken part. 250 I’ve recently become involved with the Intuit museum for outsider art as part of the IntuiTeens mentorship program as a community ambassadors that raises awareness for outsider art. As an IntuiTeen I was invited to participate in a special reception to celebrate the launch of OOHnow an emerging e-commerce...





Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
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Tell us why you decided to apply to the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In addition, share with us the academic, extracurricular, or research opportunities you would take advantage of as a student. I am applying to the University of Wisconsin-Madison to the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and I plan to major in biology. I want to study biology because it will prepare me for veterinary school. I know attending veterinary school will be demanding and challenging, so I have...







Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
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When I was in third grade I painted myself as a veterinarian. I portrayed myself in a lab coat surrounded by all types of animals with a stethoscope hanging around my neck. I loved animals and I was convinced that I was destined to spend the rest of my life devoted to them. That was a decade ago. Today I am a completely different person. I moved from Argentina –my country of birth- at the age of ten and have...

















Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
970 Words
When I was in third grade I painted myself as a veterinarian. I portrayed myself in a lab coat surrounded by all types of animals with a stethoscope hanging around my neck. I loved animals and I was convinced that I was destined to spend the rest of my life devoted to them. That was a decade ago. Today I am a completely different person. I moved from Argentina –my country of birth- at the age of ten and have...













Additional Essay Details:
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1. Essay for Boston College 2. Short Answer for Colorado State 3. Essay for Cornell 4. Essay for Loyola Marymount 5. Why Tulane 6. Essay for Wesleyan 7. Why Wisconsin Madison 8. Veterinary Scholars Essay (Purdue) 9. Vet Start Program (Colorado State)

College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
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I would have applied...