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UC Berkeley ‘20
B.A., Women’s Studies
An egalitarian ready to live her life.
Features Included
3
Essays
8
Schools
3
Scores
6
Advice
2
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Dalian, China
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • University of Wisconsin - Madison (Madison, WI)
  • Swarthmore College (Swarthmore, PA)
  • Wellesley College (Wellesley, MA)
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University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)

Applied for a B.A. in Women’s Studies

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

I come from a world that is rather peaceful: I've got great friends that give me a wonderful time of accompany, strict but reasonable parents who love me, and diversified fun activities to keep my life full and meaningful. But it's not a world that pays enough attention to people's identities and cares enough to respect those people who suffer from identity crisis, let alone help them. I never faced any gender-based accusations of being strong-minded, aggressive and competitive for...
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Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
401 Words
As a teenager who has always believed in the infinite possibilities of life, I wouldn't hesitate to say that NYU is the perfect college for me. Located in kaleidoscope-like New York, NYU offers a core curriculum through small-sized seminars. The school’s Liberal Studies ensures that while I am delving in the arts and humanities, I can still explore my potentials in STEM majors : gender studies, applied math, human rights... there are countless futures lying there. So what will it...
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Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
604 Words
Prompt: You get one do-over of any moment in your life. What would you do over, and why? It was not an easy time for me. My parents and teachers reminded me time and time again that I'd better work hard to get myself into the prestigious local high school, which provides the best education for domestic college entrance exams. And I did. I stayed up late, did extra practice, and--of course--got good scores. But it was not what I...
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School Specific Advice

More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
13 Words
Liberal, independent, hard-working, chill,...
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How to increase chances at my school
137 Words
Honestly, what UC Berkeley is looking for is material that can show you are an independent person. In my UC essays, I talked about how I still managed to go to the States for college even though my own parents are...
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My favorite course thus far, and why
133 Words
To my utter surprise, my favorite class is Math 1A this semester. I'm not a big math person but the way the professor organizes his material and the way he looks (YES HE'S HOT) really arouse my interests in math....
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Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
105 Words
I did. The best advice that I can get from her or anyone who has helped me with my college application is to be yourself. Do not try too hard to impress...
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What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
165 Words
UC Berkeley is the #1 public university in the world. But along with the honor comes the stress and pressure as well. It is a huge school with TONS of opportunities, but the problem is some students do not know how to reach out. Before I came to Berkeley, I had...
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What set me apart from other applicants
24 Words
I know what I want and I...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.90
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 5%
 
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2280
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1550
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesNonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization
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Experience & Awards

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