College Admissions Info

University of California - Berkeley, ‘19
BA, Computer Science

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: San Jose , California
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 12 schools
Accepted At: UMich, UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UC Irvine, UCSB, Santa Clara, Illinois
Denied At:
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Gan Chinese

Test Scores

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High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 25%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Swimming/Diving, Water Polo
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College Application Essays

206 Words
Computers are everywhere. Ever since I learned how to use a keyboard, I spent numerous hours in front of a computer. Whilst using the computer, I found that they are very useful-they can be used to obtain information, to type up documents, and to play video games. In second grade, my interest in automobiles—technology that I thought were completely unrelated to computers—grew and I began researching a lot about them. To my surprise, one day while researching about...

College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
17 Words
Don't try too hard in...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
12 Words
I definitely recommend that...

Why I ultimately chose my school
17 Words
I chose it because it...

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
24 Words
Habitat For Humanity. I don't have a...

Why I declined other schools
22 Words
Many schools are great, so my decision...