College Admissions Info

Kay1996
University of California - Davis, ‘18
BS, Animal Sciences and Husbandry

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Hayward
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American
Legacy: Parent
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 8 schools
Accepted At: Cal Poly Pomona, UC Davis, SDSU, UCSB
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: English

Test Scores

1550
SAT
24
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1120
Highest SAT: 1550
SAT Prep:
Highest ACT:
Other ACT Scores:
ACT Prep:

High School Performance

3.58
GPA
Top 25%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Community Cleanup / Service
How Spent Summers:
Application Additional Materials:

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Story central to identity
603 Words
I am a product of a premature birth, born three months too early and weighing 1lb. and 11 oz. From birth, my reality was bleak and my future, speculative. The doctors were unsure that I’d even survive and, on the off chance that I did, would have some type of mental disability. My first battle was breathing, I guess I felt a breathing tube wasn’t what I needed, since I kept pulling it out. Day after day, and week...









Supplemental Essay: Amusing anecdote
10 Words
Why I chose to become a veterinarian when I was 3.

Additional Essay Details:
123 Words
For my UC personal statement I chose to write about my identity as both a student and as a daughter. I wanted to give the admissions office exactly what they were asking for without making it extremely obvious. That's the thing about personal statements, the prompts are asking you to sell yourself. They're asking you to describe yourself via experience or anecdote. I told them my story, chronicled my 18 years of life into about a 1,000 words. I wanted them to...



College Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
95 Words
(Independent. Productive. Hardworking. Flexible. Active.) UCD is full of students who know how to get their work done and fast. They also understand that success in classes means making...





What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
56 Words
Some professors are more helpful than others when it comes to seeking help in their classes. Make...





Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
3 Words
Football...





My favorite course thus far, and why
19 Words
Animal Science 2 because of the amazing...





Why I ultimately chose my school
30 Words
It has been my dream since I was 10 to...