College Admissions Info

University of California - Davis, ‘18
BA, Political Science and Government, Women’s Studies

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I'm a sophomore in the UC Davis Honors Program who loves to learn and is passionate about social justice.
From: Sonoma , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 9 schools
Accepted At: UC Davis, UCSC, SFSU, UVM, Fordham
Denied At:
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Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1420
Highest SAT: 2020

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: Charity Drive Organizing, Chess, Clean Ocean Beach Sweeps / River Cleanup, Culinary, Debate Club/Team, Key Club
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College Application Essays

I currently live in the town of Sonoma, located in the heart of the Northern California wine country. However, my life began on a snowy April afternoon in Adamstown, Pennsylvania circa 1996 in the heart of another sort of country--Amish Country. Adamstown is a conservative community dominated by tradition and order. Amongst my most vivid childhood memories are watching entire Amish families riding horse-and-buggies while moseying down the side of the highway, or going to school with kids who weren't allowed...

College Admissions Advice

My favorite course thus far, and why
60 Words
My favorite course so far has been Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies. It's such an interesting field,...

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
174 Words
- Active: everyone looks healthy, and there is a huge exercise culture. You bike all the time and have a beautiful gym with tons of affordable classes, and good food! - Honest: People at UCD are very honest. I've lost my phone multiple times and it's always returned to me. You...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
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Being an hour away from my hometown, and nearby the Bay Area as well as Sacramento,...

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
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Apply to every scholarship you qualify for! You never...

Why I ultimately chose my school
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At the time I applied, I was a Nutrition Science Major. UCD...