College Admissions Info

University of California - Berkeley, ‘19
BS, Public Health, Psychology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Jacqueline Phung
From: San Gabriel , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 6 schools
Accepted At: UC Berkeley, UC Irvine, UCSD, UC Davis, Washington
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Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Vietnamese

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1370
Highest SAT: 1940
Highest ACT:
ACT Prep:

High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 5%
High School Type: Public
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Swimming/Diving
Extracurricular Activities: American Red Cross, Hospital Volunteer, Special Olympics, National Honor Society
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College Application Essays

522 Words
Beep. Beep. Beeeeeeep. The incessant blaring of the ambulance becomes muffled by the chaos in emergency room. "Grab me a crash cart!" I fell victim to the media's portrayal of the medical field. I had expected to see wounds, stitches, blood-- the works. Volunteering and shadowing at the LAC+USC Medical Center opened a totally different world to me. Initially, I was given mundane tasks like filling water cups, answering telephone calls, or turning off call lights. However, after spending...

College Admissions Advice

What I like about my school’s location and culture
82 Words
Berkeley is in the city so everything is a walk or bus ride away. The area is a little sketchy but it gives off the...

My favorite course thus far, and why
76 Words
CHEM 1A is actually my favorite course right now. It's a weeder course but it's also very rewarding. A bunch of pre-meds are...

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
9 Words
It's the number...

What I’d change about my application process
65 Words
Don't stress about it too much. There's nothing you can do by looking on College Confidential. College acceptances are somewhat...

Why I ultimately chose my school
5 Words
The prestige...