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The College Tour

An episode featuring UC Davis

The College Tour UC Davis

UC Davis like you’ve never seen it before

Experience life at UC Davis through the eyes of students, each on their own personal journey. We’re the first California university to appear on The College Tour, a new streaming series created by award-winning Hollywood producers to help students and families visit colleges across the country. It’s the most immersive — and personal — college tour you’ve ever seen.

Featured students

In the UC Davis episode of The College Tour, you’ll meet nine undergraduate students and an Aggie alum, each on their own journey.

Mahiri Moore being filmed for the Amazon College Tour

Mahiri Moore, Jr.

Burgeoning podcaster and founder of Moore Truth More Change Mahiri Moore, Jr. (Communication, Freshman, Victorville, California) makes the case for the City of Davis as California’s College Town.

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portrait of Kyla Kessler

Kyla Kessler

Co-captain of the women’s gymnastics team Kyla Kessler (Psychology, Senior, Fremont, California) talks about balancing the demands of a student athlete and reveals how it has shaped her career trajectory.

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Portrait of Gabby Ricks

Gabby Ricks

City girl studying the natural world Gabby Ricks (Animal Sciences, Freshman, Oakland, California) walks us through the horse barn at the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and talks about her dream of becoming a zoo veterinarian.

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A portrait of Jeremy Brown during the Amazon College Tour filming

Jeremy Brown

Genetic researcher and student ambassador Jeremy Brown (Genetics and Genomics, Junior, Redding, California) speaks about the people and programs at the College of Biological Sciences that helped him thrive一and even graduate early. 

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Portrait of Vanessa and Victoria Liera during the Amazon College Tour filming.

Vanessa and Victoria Liera

Twin power activists Vanessa and Victoria Liera (Electrical Engineering, Juniors, Panorama City, California) shine a light on their experiences as Latinx women in the College of Engineering and why they decided to found COFFEE, the Club Of Future Female Electrical Engineers.

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Portrait of Akshita Gandra during the Amazon College Tour filming

Akshita Gandra

Intersectional feminist and fierce advocate Akshita Gandra (Cognitive Science, Senior, Fremont, California) shares the many directions her education has taken her at the College of Letters and Science, and that’s just the beginning of her journey.

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Karyn Utsumi being filmed during the Amazon College Tour filming

Karyn Utsumi

Coordinator for the Waterway Stewardship Internship Karyn Utsumi (Environmental Science and Management, Senior, Dublin, California) takes us to the student farm, arboretum and public garden and reveals how UC Davis cultivates sustainability.

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A student being filmed by the Amazon College Tour crew

Alexander Torres

Seeker of truth and tour guide extraordinaire Alexander Torres (International Relations and Sociology—Organizational Studies, Junior, San Jose, California) offers their take on what it means to find, cultivate and celebrate one’s own community on campus.

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Karina Talamantes being filmed during the Amazon College Tour filming

Karina Talamantes

City of Sacramento Chief of Staff, Karina Talamantes, (Class of 2011, Community and Regional Development, Willows, California) retraces her wide-ranging path from first-generation student to local leader. If you’re unsure about how UC Davis will shape your career opportunities, this is a segment you don’t want to miss.

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