College Admissions Info

University of California - Berkeley, ‘18
BA, Computer Software Engineering, Physical Science Studies, Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Hi I'm a sophomore majoring in Physics and minoring in Computer Science at UC Berkeley.
From: San Diego , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Accepted From Waitlist
Applied To: 10 schools
Accepted At: UC Berkeley, UCLA, NYU, BU, UCSB, CMU, Cornell
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Mandarin

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1530
Highest SAT: 2240

High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 5%
High School Type: Public

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Swimming/Diving
Extracurricular Activities: Quiz Bowl/Academic Bowl, Academic Decathlon, Key Club, Tutoring/Mentoring, Science Club/Team, National Honor Society, Homework Heroes, Book Buddies
How Spent Summers:
Volunteer Experiences:

College Application Essays

Recently, I played in a Quizbowl competition against other schools to qualify for the National Championship Tournament. It is similar to Jeopardy, only with teams and longer questions. Shortly before the last question, my fingers tapped anxiously at the buzzer as I waited for the moderator to get ready. This was the tiebreaker question and I sat attentively at the edge of my chair as the moderator began to read. “A bathroom designed by this man includes a gray-tiled meridienne...

Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
418 Words
Some people want fortune. Some people want fame. I just want to laugh. I love watching Comedy Central. I enjoy satire. In fact, I even find bad puns and knock-knock jokes to be funny. However, this satisfaction is brief. I might giggle a little, but the full-on laughter just doesn’t come to me. While my friends howl with laughter, I keep a straight face. It’s not that I don’t have a sense of humor, it’s just...

College Admissions Advice

Additional material sent in after waitlisted or deferred
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