RayChu
RayChu,
UC Berkeley ‘19
B.A., Computer Science
I'm a Computer Science major and Statistics minor. UC Berkeley '19.
Features Included
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Essays
6
Schools
17
Scores
5
Advice
3
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Arcadia, California
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
First Gen College StudentNo

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 California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • University of California - Irvine (Irvine, CA)
  • University of California - Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
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University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)

Applied for a B.A. in Computer Science

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific 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...
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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...
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School Specific Advice

More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
33 Words
Try to show passion and interest in the extracurricular activities....
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My favorite course thus far, and why
25 Words
I really enjoyed CS61B - Data Structures....
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My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
29 Words
Join things you are interested in rather than activities...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
14 Words
You have many choices:...
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What I’d change about my application process
43 Words
Spend a lot more time on essays and start much earlier! You've already...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.45
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
35
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2200
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1510
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details10 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesScience Club/Team, Science Club/Team, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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