College Admissions Info

Joan
Joan
University of California - Berkeley ‘19
BS, Business Administration and Management

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Currently a pre-business major and a puppy enthusiast
From: Murrieta , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 12 schools
Accepted At: San Diego, UC Berkeley, UCLA, UC Davis, UCSD, UCSB
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

2000
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1410
Highest SAT: 2000
SAT Prep:
SAT IIs:

High School Performance

4.45
GPA
Top 1%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
College Classes In High School:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Tennis
Extracurricular Activities: National Honor Society
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College Application Essays

Crafting Through Trial and Error With the red, blue, yellow, and green paper lined up perfectly in symmetrical order, I was finally ready to begin. My hands were steady as I meticulously aligned the colorful card stock along the cutting board with immaculate precision. Upon cutting the paper, I carefully reached for the hot glue gun, which I would use to attach the pre-cut letters in order. Twenty minutes later, one card was done. I had high standards for the...







Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
8 Words
Meaningful life vs. preparing for a career (excerpt)

Additional Essay Details:
142 Words
Economics, investments, and finance…these conversation topics circulated tangibly in the air around the restaurant booth where I sat with my father and my sister. Outside of our conversation, all I hear are the faint voices of passersby and other patrons. This was one of the many discussions where I realized that there is no dichotomy between preparing for a meaningful life and preparing for a career. However, greater in my discoveries among the many conversations I had with my...



College Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
100 Words
One of the adjectives that I used for Berkeley students was goal-driven. The reason why I say this is because everyone is very involved. It is almost impossible to ask...





What I like about my school’s location and culture
79 Words
Different from other UC's, everything is within walking distance. I can walk to the gym, there's food everywhere, and classes are usually within...





My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
91 Words
The one extracurricular that turned out to be something that I love is Cal Rotaract. I did Interact Club in high school (high school level of community...





Why I ultimately chose my school
46 Words
I ultimately chose Berkeley because of all the factors that I was looking for:...





What I’d change about my application process
66 Words
A lot of the classes I am taking are general education courses that fulfill the 7 breadth requirement. If I could...