Katie Phillips ‘22


Pronouns: she/her/hers

Hometown: Danville, California

How long have you been walking backwards, leading tours? Since January 2021

Major: Managerial Economics

Minor: Communication

Why did you choose UC Davis?
I really liked the friendly nature of the town and the diverse programs offered for my field of interest. 

What is your favorite thing about UC Davis?
I love how kind everyone is.

What is the most surprising thing you’ve discovered about UC Davis?
I was surprised how many opportunities were available. I've been able to explore my field of interest while taking fun general education classes such as tractor driving and a class about witchcraft.

Tell us about your favorite class or professor.
I took an Islamic art course. I really enjoyed it because it allowed me to explore a new culture.

What challenges have you overcome as part of university life?
It was hard to adapt to living on my own, but being in such a supportive community really helped.