College Admissions Info

hungryturtle
hungryturtle
University of California - Davis ‘18
BS, Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am a Mexican American attending UC Davis pursuing a BS in Electrical Engineering!
From: Bakersfield , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 8 schools
Accepted At: UC Davis, UCSD, Cal Poly, UC Riverside, SDSU, UCSC
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

1800
SAT
27
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1290
Highest SAT: 1800
SAT Prep:
Highest ACT:
ACT Prep:

High School Performance

4.11
GPA
Top 10%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
College Classes In High School:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Math Team
How Spent Summers:

College Application Essays

A person is like a sugar cookie because it is the building block of all cookies. Before a person can make any other cookie they must know how to make a sugar cookie. The process is similar with people. Essentially we are all sugar cookies except our ingredients are what make us different; however, the ingredients for a person are not chocolate chips they are family, communities, or schools that shape a person. The differences in family, communities, and schools...











Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
258 Words
I am proud of my quality of not giving up. Whenever I start something I am not satisfied until I find a solution or until I figure out how to do it. For example, whenever I'm doing math homework I have to figure out how to do a problem. Until I don't figure out how to solve a problem I'm not satisfied. When I'm doing math homework and I get to a problem I don't understand I skip it. When...





Additional Essay Details:
8 Words
Explain a trait you are most proud of

College Admissions Advice

My favorite course thus far, and why
40 Words
My favorite course has been my introduction to programming class! It was...





Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
11 Words
Biking around campus...





5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
6 Words
studious, energetic,...





What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
19 Words
I did not know what a...





Why I ultimately chose my school
49 Words
I decided on UC Davis because of its rank. It was a good rank and...