CalBear
CalBear,
UC Berkeley
B.S., Mechanical Engineering
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Sports

Background

EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
Class of2018

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
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University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)

Applied for a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents

School Specific Essays

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Personal Statement
1047 Words
Reaching a goal, Overcoming personal struggle
"Step back. Understand what's going on." This has always been my dad's signature way of telling me that, when dealing with a problem, getting entangled in small details can ultimately prevent me from finding a solution. "There's something wrong. Stop, it's not going to work!" I hear, as I grip the chattering chainsaw. Startled, I dart my eyes toward my dad. "What? What is it?" Nervously, I double-check everything: safety equipment is secured, there are multiple escape paths, and the...
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General Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
100 Words
Yes, prestige is going to play a part in your school choice. Yes, stories you hear from older friends are going to play a part in your school choice. But...
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How to increase chances at my school
89 Words
Particularly for Engineering Applicants. You HAVE to show interest in your major if you want a shot. When I say that, I'm talking about extracurriculars, classes, and...
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High School Performance

Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic

Test Scores

Highest ACT
34
 
ACT Score Details
 
Highest SAT
2090
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1460

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Sports

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