harshainapure
harshainapure,
UC Berkeley ‘21
B.A., Economics
International student on the West Coast
Features Included
2
Essays
12
Schools
3
Scores
5
Advice
0
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Pune, India
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 Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Northeastern University (Boston, MA)
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • King's College London (London, England)
  • University of Warwick (Coventry, England)
  • University College London (London, England)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • University of Minnesota - Twin Cities (Minneapolis, MN)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA)
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University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)

Applied for a B.A. in Economics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

My Indian heritage teaches me to honor books as I would God, but seeing my Western friends use piled-up encyclopedias as makeshift ladders causes me to question this cultural peculiarity. Growing up in the Middle East has somewhat conditioned me to accept the non-existence of free speech, but when my grandparents narrate stories of Gandhi’s civil disobedience in British India, I cannot help but be enticed towards subversion. After countless turbulent nights of introspection, I have concluded that the...
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Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
384 Words
What sets you apart from the other students applying to the University of California? Devilishly, Captain Haddock unpacks two, sealed bottles of his favorite Loch Lomond whiskey from an ostensibly thick, intimidating ‘Guide to Astronomy’ book which is in reality hollow. He is all alone. Haddock gingerly pours himself a peg and downs it, his face lit with the look of a child secretly watching his first R-rated movie. Darkly, he jokes that the first chapter was quite heavy reading....
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School Specific Advice

How to increase chances at my school
44 Words
Make your app compatible with the UC system's values and ethos. Or else,...
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What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
39 Words
Highlight your interest in policy and government for Georgetown's supplemental essays. For...
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More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
37 Words
Try to score as high as you possibly can on your...
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My advice about getting recommenders
32 Words
Give your recommenders directions/pointers about what schools you're applying...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
33 Words
If you can, do research internships and publish academic research ...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.5
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2170
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1500
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details1 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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