College Admissions Info

University of California - Davis, ‘18
BA, African American Studies

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: San Diego , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 6 schools
Accepted At: UC Davis, UC Riverside, UC Irvine, SDSU, San Jose State
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1050
Highest SAT: 1430
Highest ACT:

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 10%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

None reported

College Application Essays

510 Words
Personal Statement #1 I see my community as very culturally eccentric. Chula Vista celebrates a plethora of cultures and is home to many festivities, such as the Village Street Fair and the Filipino and Brazilian Festivals. I have a fully African-American background, but when I look deeply within, I am Hispanic, Asian and Indian. I cannot just simply limit myself to one way of living and thinking. Growing up in a different city, Chula Vista has ultimately altered the way I...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
514 Words
Personal Statement #2 for UC System As a little girl, I was amazed at the actors I would see in theater productions. I remember being that child who would have many questions for the actors when they were done performing. I had a fascination of educating someone through playing a different character or taking the form of a different species. After performing in many fictional plays, I felt as if something was missing. Although I was entertaining people, I was not...

College Admissions Advice

My favorite course thus far, and why
68 Words
My favorite course so far have to do with any class regarding my ethnicity. My high didn't offer many African...

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

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
18 Words
How much UC Davis values...

Why I declined other schools
39 Words
I declined other schools because they didn't have the psychology programs I...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
52 Words
What I like about my school is the chill atmosphere. You're able to focus and get...