College Admissions Info

Isabelchen27
Isabelchen27
University of California - Berkeley ‘

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am second year media studies major, history minor, student at UC Berkeley.
From: Tustin , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Mandarin, French

Test Scores

31
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High School Performance

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Academic Performance in High School: Low one semester/year
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Extracurriculars & Awards

None reported

College Application Essays

Personal Statement:
530 Words
UC Prompt for All Applicants “Do you know anything about Strauss Junior?” “…he had the same name as his dad?” When I was eight, I chose to take up the violin. My father called my opening pitches "chickens being strangled to death." My mother didn't make a comment. I thought it was the beginning of the greatest violin concerto cadenza. Regardless, I enjoyed making actual music and I practiced every day until my fingers were imprinted with angry red scars...









College Admissions Advice

My favorite course thus far, and why
36 Words
Is history 7B, it starts from post Civil-War to present and...





What I’d change about my application process
37 Words
Don't base the schools you apply to on what major you...





My advice about getting recommenders
25 Words
Ask your teachers as early as possible! Also,...





Why I ultimately chose my school
16 Words
It was the most logical...





Additional material sent in after waitlisted or deferred
35 Words
If any UC asks for supplemental essays or teacher recommendations, that...