gomezandres97
gomezandres97,
UC Berkeley ‘18
B.S., Political Science and Government
Determined to go to law school.
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Essays
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Schools
5
Scores
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Advice
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ECs
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Sports

Background

Hometown Monterey Park, California
GenderMale
EthnicityHispanic, Native American
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 California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • University of California - Davis (Davis, CA)
  • University of California - Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
  • University of California - Riverside (Riverside, CA)
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University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)

Applied for a B.S. in Political Science and Government

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

Tell us about a personal quality, talent, accomplishment, contribution or experience that is important to you. What about this quality or accomplishment makes you proud, and how does it relate to the person you are? When I was in middle school, I played basketball in my backyard every day. Growing up as an only child with a single mother, I spent a lot of time by myself. My gardener, Jose, came twice a week and was always up for shooting...
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What is your intended major? Discuss how your interest in the subject developed and describe any experience you have had in the field — such as volunteer work, internships and employment, participation in student organizations and activities — and what you have gained from your involvement. My intended major is political science and I will pursue a law degree to work in the public sector. American politicians have lost sight of what it means to be a public servant, which entails protecting...
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School Specific Advice

More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

How to approach transferring schools
188 Words
I transferred from a California community college to University of California, Berkeley. The key to this really is the personal statement. The competition is high among transfer students, and almost all of them will have a high GPA. This means that the personal statement will really make or break you. The best advice I can give...
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5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
106 Words
Dedicated. Everyone at UC Berkeley is extremely smart, but the work ethic is what sets us apart. Diverse. There is not only racial diversity Berkeley, but also intellectual diversity; which is important...
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What set me apart from other applicants
90 Words
As a transfer student, the typical course of action is do finish all your major pre-requisites and breadth courses in two years. I did it in one....
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Why I declined other schools
102 Words
Every single school I applied to accepted me for the Fall, but Cal accepted me for the Spring. Being accepted into UCLA, UCSD, UCD, UCSB, and UCR was really a great...
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Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
82 Words
I applied for scholarships and I was awarded with one, but I also took out a loan for $5,500. The loan was federally subsidized, meaning it...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
3.09
 
Rank
Top 50%
 
Academic Performance in High School Low one semester/year
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1700
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1220
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details4 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTennis

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesOther Religious Affiliation
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Experience & Awards

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