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Chance Me UC Davis!

prevetgirlprevetgirl Registered User Posts: 25 Junior Member

Major: Pre Veterinary

3.3 GPA (upward trend) 3.0 10th, 3.8 11th (so bad I know but I have an upward trend)
1320 SAT
780 US History Subject Test
760 Biology Subject Test
5 on APUSH
IB diploma in holistic animal care (college course)
Science award at school (must engaged science student)
Service award( most interesting service project and most hours)

742 Hours at the Vet clinic from Sophomore to Junior (Vet assistant)
Worked at zoo from junior to senior (254 hours) Animal Husbandry and Education
Created foundation aka non profit (11th Grade)
President and Founder of fPre Med Club
Science Journalist for school newspaper
Middle School Mentor/Discussion Leader (10-11-12)
Coding fluency (Java Script, HTML, CSS, Python)
Homeless Overnight program (5 nights with Union Rescue Mission) 9th Grade
ImmigrationJunior Volunteer at anon 10th Grade)
Blank Volunteer Coordinator (9th Grade)
Service Council (9th Grade)
Honor council (10th and 11th)
Prom Committee Chair (11th-12th)

Equestrian since age 5

Auburn Senior Vet Camp(11th)
Penn Vet camp(11th)
UC Davis Vet camp (11th)
Business course at UCLA (10th grade)
Animal science in Galapagos(9th grade)
Spanish Immersion in Costa Rica/Flee Vaccines for dogs in Costa Rica (10th grade)

Replies to: Chance Me UC Davis!

  • GumbymomGumbymom Forum Champion UC Posts: 24,644 Forum Champion
    You have some very good EC’s, excellent SAT subject test scores which are not required or recommended for UCD, a within range SAT score but GPA will impact your chances. Some exceptional essays may help.


    GPA and test scores of middle 25%-75% students

    High School GPA UC GPA: 3.95 - 4.25
    ACT Composite Score: 26 - 32
    ACT English Language Arts : 24 - 30
    SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing: 590 - 680
    SAT Mathematics: 600 - 750
    SAT Essay: 15 - 18

    Freshman admit rates for UC GPA of 3.40-3.79 (capped weighted and not major specific):
    UCD: 16/6%

    Freshman admit rates for UC GPA of 3.80-4.19:
    UCD: 56.5%
  • prevetgirlprevetgirl Registered User Posts: 25 Junior Member
    Thanks so much for your encouraging words:)
  • redwall3000redwall3000 Registered User Posts: 82 Junior Member

    Based on your EC's, I think you have an excellent chance of getting into UC Davis. There was a girl at my school last year who got into UC Davis' prevet program. She had almost the exact same ECs as you, although I am pretty sure you have more hours than her. Furthermore, given that you spent your summers at prevet camps in several outstanding universities including UC Davis, you have already shown your interest in the field. However, your GPA may be a little low in comparison to other applicants. Remember, as stated by @Gumbymom , most people typically have GPA's above 3.7. Luckily, your SAT score is pretty solid.

    Overall Chance Verdict: Very High
  • prevetgirlprevetgirl Registered User Posts: 25 Junior Member
    Thank you so much comforting to hear!
  • redwall3000redwall3000 Registered User Posts: 82 Junior Member
    @prevetgirl You're welcome!
  • doorrealthedoorrealthe Registered User Posts: 1,163 Senior Member
    You are a competitive applicant. Your stats and ECs are pretty good. Write great essays and you could get accepted
  • prevetgirlprevetgirl Registered User Posts: 25 Junior Member
    Thanks so much.
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