ahp10
ahp10,
UC Berkeley ‘16
B.A., Planning and Development
Run a non-profit investment fund, love to travel, VERY "type A"
Features Included
3
Essays
13
Schools
8
Scores
4
Advice
2
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Bronxville, New York
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Swahili, Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • Pomona College (Claremont, CA)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
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University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)

Applied for a B.A. in Planning and Development

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Outside the school, on the streets of sewage and garbage, lay a dead man. The man’s throat was slit, leaving an expression of desperation on his face. A sea of people parted, as I—a blue-eyed, blonde-haired, American teenager—approached the scene. For me, a dead body at my feet was cause for the world to stop. For the four-year-old girl, standing at the edge of the crowd, staring up at me, it was just a part of life. ...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
54 Words
Sculptor Jacques Lipchitz once said, "Cubism is like standing at a certain point on amountain and looking around. If you go higher, things will look different; if you go lower, again they will look different. It is a point of view." With this in mind, describe a moment when your perspective changed.
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Additional Essay Details
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I am a runner. I was the fastest kid in my elementary school, girl or boy. As a third grader, I ran a six-minute mile. At six, I started running with my dad’s adult track team. It made me feel special. My dad used to brag about his star of a daughter. In seventh grade, I went to High School Track States in the 1500. That year I also placed fourth in the National Middle School Mile. The man giving...
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General Admissions Advice

My favorite course thus far, and why
36 Words
African History and Language and Social issues in Africa: choose stuff...
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5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
6 Words
inspired, interesting,...
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What I’d change about my application process
9 Words
Nothing, got me...
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Post-college plans
10 Words
Moving to Nairobi...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.76
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Some good some bad
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2190
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1510
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details4 classes and scores

Sports

SportsCross Country, Track & Field (Recruited)

Extracurriculars

Activities
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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