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UC Berkeley ‘18
B.S., Political Science and Government, , History
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Features Included
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Essays
12
Schools
15
Scores
0
Advice
5
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Bethesda, Marshall Islands
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
First Gen College StudentNo
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken 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 Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • Middlebury College (Middlebury, VT)
  • Amherst College (Amherst, MA)
  • Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
  • Pomona College (Claremont, CA)
  • Claremont McKenna College (Claremont, CA)
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University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)

Applied for in Political Science and Government

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

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Personal Statement
648 Words
Overcoming personal struggle
“The only reason we're going to lose is because that kid is in a wheelchair,” Harrison declared far too loudly. For months, my debate partner Harrison was the bane of my existence. Debate was like a prison, and I was waiting out my sentence, counting the days until my self-absorbed, overbearing, and sometimes belligerent partner would no longer be in my life. There had always been something different about Harrison, but I had never needed to deal with it. When...
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General Admissions Advice

High School Performance

GPA
3.80
(no specification of weighting)
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2210
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1520
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details10 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTennis

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesDebate Club/Team, Chess, Quiz Bowl/Academic Bowl, National Honor Society, Nursing Home Volunteer
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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