College Admissions Info

University of California - Berkeley, ‘21
BA, Sustainability Studies

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 2 supplemental essays
  • 3 advice topics

Student Background

creative, academic, interdisciplinary
From: bothell , India
Gender: Female
First Gen College Student: No
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Accepted At: Colgate, UCLA, UC Davis, Washington
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:

Test Scores

Highest ACT:
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ACT Prep:

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 10%
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
College Classes In High School:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

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Awards Received:

College Application Essays

Personal Statement for Colgate, Cornell, Dartmouth, Duke, Middlebury, Pomona, Rice, UC Berkeley, UCLA, UC Davis: Career aspirations, Creative personal story, Diversity statement, Family background, Love of writing, Summer experience, Volunteer/public interest work, Work experience
1585 Words
maximum of 350 words. Every person has a creative side, and it can be expressed in many ways: problem solving, original and innovative thinking, and artistically, to name a few. Describe how you express your creative side. As a first generation immigrant child, I deal with a unique predicament I have dubbed the ‘Venn diagram effect’. One circle is the world of my roots, the other is my community in the United States. I find myself pulled in two opposite directions,...

Supplemental Essay for Colgate: Other
345 Words
Prompt: The Mission Statement for Colgate University sets forth 13 Goals for a Colgate Education. One goal for Colgate students is listed as: Be engaged citizens and strive for a just society: embrace the responsibilities to local, national, and global communities; use their influence for the benefit of others. Please describe how you would embrace this goal as a Colgate student. Response: During my summer internship with the King County Wastewater Treatment Division, I worked on a farm that recycles effluent...

Supplemental Essay for Washington: Diversity statement
358 Words
Short Answer Essay: I’m a practical person, I usually make decisions based on logic and research; deciding to take American Sign Language was an exception. Something about the language drew me in, the expressiveness, the imagery, all felt familiar to me. The first week of my 100 class was spent in total silence, immersed in the language. One sign we learned that week stuck with me, the sign for “beautiful”. That sign persisted as a wonder, an anomaly for my...

College Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
7 Words
get internships!...

What I’d change about my application process
22 Words
develop a "spike"--- see Prep...

What set me apart from other applicants
4 Words