College Admissions Info

University of California - Davis, ‘19
BS, Animal Sciences

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am a UC Davis incoming freshmen and I am majoring in Animal Science :)
From: Turlock , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: No, Other Family Member
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 8 schools
Accepted At: UC Davis, UC Merced, UCSB, UCSC, CSUF
Denied At:
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Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1290
Highest SAT: 1800
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 5%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Hospital Volunteer, Marching Band, Math Team, Odyssey of the Mind, School Band, Prom Committee
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College Application Essays

To describe my world, I feel inclined to focus on my family and community; both of which have both opened my eyes to the world of agriculture. Turlock is a small town in the heart of the Central Valley and fits in with the qualities of a valley town. Why is this? Well, Turlock's main economy is agriculture so it is expected to see dairies and all kinds of produce trees once away from the town center. In fact, one...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
514 Words
As a kid I loved to always have something productive to do, even if it was something like sweeping the kitchen floor or washing the dishes. As the time has passed though I can't say that I'll always decide to do chores when faced with nothing to do. I do however still preserve the enjoyment of being active and productive with my time. This is why I find myself involved in a number of activities. Some of these include going...

Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
339 Words
I feel like I must explain a bit more about how it is that I came to have the quality of being productive and keeping busy. I am the only girl of three and I am the youngest by seven years. My family is also Mexican, where my brothers and I are first generation Americans. Along with that I will be the first to attend a four year university to pursue a professional career. By being the only girl, from...

College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
161 Words
I would definitely would have decided to take way more time with my personal statements. You have an entire month to get the whole application done so as soon as you can get those prompts and start writing something or even just writing a rough outline. I found...

My advice about getting recommenders
124 Words
All I have to say is pick someone who really knows you and can in a way brag about you to the college of your choice. Along with that make sure to give them a paper full...

Why I ultimately chose my school
116 Words
Personally I decided to go with UC Davis because of the great Animal Science program they offer at the school along with all the great interning opportunities in my field. I am have the mindset...

Why I declined other schools
54 Words
I personally just felt way more comfortable at Davis than in any of the other school...