College Admissions Info

University of California - Davis, ‘19
Biology and Biological Sciences

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Hayward , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Accepted From Waitlist
Applied To: 8 schools
Accepted At: SFSU, San Jose State, UCSC, UC Davis, UC Riverside
Denied At:
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1210
Highest SAT: 1690
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High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 25%
High School Type: Public
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Cheer/Spirit Squad
Extracurricular Activities: Community Cleanup / Service, Dance, Student Council / Government, Tutoring/Mentoring
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College Application Essays

Day by day is how we live, no expectations only aspirations are what I dream. A dream of a future, a dream 15 hundred miles away. By plane or train whatever it takes; to be someone and make a change. Not conscious of that change, my life began. We passed one border, but others never failed to present themselves. I understood at a young age that borders where nothing less than barriers in your life. The barrier of language was next...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
84 Words
I wrote that since the first time I stepped foot on the Davis campus I felt accepted because everyone seemed incredibly kind and happy. Also that no one there seemed stuck up and selfish like most people say college students are. i also wrote about the cross cultural center and how I'd like to take part in it and make a change. It was really short so I ended it off by saying how I pictured myself rock climbing and...

College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
41 Words
What I would change about my application process is that I would...

My favorite course thus far, and why
49 Words
Thus far, my favorite course has been Human Brain & Diseases because you learn a lot...

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

Why I declined other schools
32 Words
It was at a comfortable distance for me (1 1/2 hrs). It...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
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Activities I would recommend during summer is to take one maybe even two courses during the summer...