College Admissions Info

University of California - Davis, ‘19
BA, International Relations and National Security Studies

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Hi. I am green.
From: Charleston , South Carolina
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Prefer Not to Share
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 12 schools
Accepted At: UC Davis, UC Irvine, Furman, Clemson, Syracuse, Clark, SC
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Mandarin, English, German

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1340
Highest SAT: 1880
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High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 25%
High School Type: Magnet
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Academic Performance in High School: Some good some bad

Extracurriculars & Awards

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College Application Essays

A Past Peril in Social Conduct (The Ghost of Present Me sits on a tree. Down below, an unpleasant memory plays out. A pack of petite little girls play freely. One in particular makes a motion, and they approach a large porch swing.) Past Me: (Beckoning with a wave of her hand) Hey! Let's play on the swing next! Girl in Pigtails: (Dropping a bundle of flowers she had been collecting) Yeah! Come on, I'll push you guys! Past: No,...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
371 Words
This is not a supplemental essay but the first essay prompt required by the UC Application (Univ of California): I'm an immigrant from Beijing, China. My parents came to America chasing the American Dream. I tagged along, grew up here, and now I'm American. I've been here since I was six, and I've adapted to all the cultural norms. Strangers treat me differently though; I'm either the next Einstein or an illiterate foreigner. I think it's my face. I met...

College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
2 Words

Why I declined other schools
15 Words
I was looking for the...

My advice about getting recommenders
23 Words
Ask early. Hint that you'll send then...

What set me apart from other applicants
55 Words
I wrote an interesting essay about i think set me apart in the uc app. I wrote...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
34 Words
Internships, preferably paid, and jobs/volunteer work that can related...