angadbajaj
angadbajaj,
UC Berkeley ‘21
B.S., Computer Science
I love Singing, Coding, Entrepreneurship, and Online Courses
Features Included
5
Essays
17
Schools
2
Scores
3
Advice
3
ECs
5
Sports

Background

Hometown Chandigarh, India
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
First Gen College StudentNo
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken English, Hindi, Punjabi

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Irvine (Irvine, CA)
  • University of California - Davis (Davis, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign (Champaign, IL)
  • University of Washington (Seattle, WA)
  • Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN)
  • Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, GA)
  • Indiana University - Bloomington (Bloomington, IN)
  • University of Massachusetts - Amherst (Amherst, MA)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • University at Buffalo - SUNY (Buffalo, NY)
  • Ohio State University - Columbus (Columbus, Oh)
  • University of Illinois - Chicago  (Chicago, IL)
  • McGill University (Montreal, Canada)
  • University of British Columbia (British Columbia, Canada)
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University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)

Applied for a B.S. in Computer Science

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

MY COMMON APP ESSAY: I was hardly three years old when I started balancing on roller skates. Not only that, I became a champion skater as early as I was seven, and after that, I won many medals in various local level skating competitions. Since skating was my talent, I practiced it hard every day. It was going all great until the moment where a skill gets into a vulnerable zone known as complacency. All of a sudden, my love...
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I have always wanted to help people when I saw them suffering, staying in a gurudwara near the PGI hospital. where they had no place to stay and were not getting adequate treatment. From then, I always wondered if I could ever turn my ideas to something meaningful that could have a significant impact in tackling this problem, until I learned about UC Berkeley’s MET program. I could see a straight path to achieve my long-term mission of revolutionising...
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Supplemental Essay: Diversity statement
307 Words
I come from one of the fastest developing countries in the world, India. The country has many states which are incredibly rich and diverse in their culture and traditions, and I belong to one of such states known as Punjab. Punjab is not only famous for its valor and history worldwide but also for its excellent hospitality. I live in a joint family that has members residing in the same house from three generations. For any decision in life, small...
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Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
260 Words
In the initial months of my Higher Secondary School, I became utterly curious for the subject, computer sciences. I observed my brother attending online classes thoroughly, making interesting web applications, and he explained to me how these applications would handle our lifestyles and everyday tasks in the future. The computer science program at Indiana University will help me in understanding the potential of future technologies such as artificial intelligence, mixed reality, and Internet of Things. Under the guidance of leading...
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Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
346 Words
I have always wanted to help people when I saw them suffering, staying in a gurudwara near the PGI hospital. where they had no place to stay and were not getting adequate treatment. From then, I always wondered if I could ever turn my ideas to something meaningful that could have a significant impact in tackling this problem, until I learned about UC Berkeley’s MET program. I could see a straight path to achieve my long-term mission of revolutionising...
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Supplemental Essay: Other
1065 Words
ALL MY UBC ESSAYS: Q1) Tell us about an experience, in school or out, that taught you something about yourself and/or the world around you. (maximum 200 words) Ans 1) While I was coming home on a school bus, I saw a beggar dragging himself for begging from the vehicles stopping at the red signal. He had paralysed legs and had to move around with the help of a self-made trolley. A question kept disturbing me recursively that wasn't being crippled...
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School Specific Advice

More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
28 Words
I would advise applying to only a selected...
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What set me apart from other applicants
24 Words
Get out of your comfort zone and...
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My advice about getting recommenders
38 Words
Recommendations are very important. Get recommendations from a teacher who teaches...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
3.95
 
Rank
N/A
 
High School TypeOther Private
Academic Performance in High School Some good some bad

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1410
 
SAT Score Details
 
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details1 classes and scores

Sports

SportsWeight Lifting, Soccer, Cross Country, Track & Field, Swimming/Diving

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesModel Congress / Model UN, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization, Rotary Club
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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