College Admissions Info

University of California - Berkeley, ‘19
BA, Computer Science

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I'm a Computer Science major and Statistics minor. UC Berkeley '19.
From: Arcadia , California
Gender: Male
First Gen College Student: No
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Accepted At: UCLA, USC, UCSD, UC Irvine, UCSB
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Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1510
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High School Performance

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Top 5%
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Science Club/Team, Science Club/Team, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
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College Application Essays

Growing up, I was fascinated by all the gadgets and schematics my father brought home from his profession as an electrical engineer. Although I did not understand the technical aspects, I was captivated by how interesting his work was. I helped in every way I knew how: whenever my father brought projects home or fixed appliances, I helped solder, strip wires, and manage tools. Just being a part of the process gave me a sense of pride and accomplishment. A...

The summer before senior year gave me a glimpse of the enormous potential I had for engineering by collaborating with fellow engineering peers in a university setting. I excitedly accepted an opportunity to attend a UCLA engineering program, Tech Camp, which allowed me to learn essential skills needed to excel in a prestigious facility. This experience was more than studying and busy-work; I was pushed academically while I gained exposure to real life applications of engineering which reinforced my excitement...

College Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
33 Words
Try to show passion and interest in the extracurricular activities....

My favorite course thus far, and why
25 Words
I really enjoyed CS61B - Data Structures....

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
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Join things you are interested in rather than activities...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
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You have many choices:...

What I’d change about my application process
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Spend a lot more time on essays and start much earlier! You've already...