College Admissions Info

alackofcolor
alackofcolor
University of California - Berkeley ‘20
BBA, Business Administration and Management

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Student at UC Berkeley studying Business Administration and Social Welfare.
From: Los Angeles , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Accepted At: USC, Pomona, UCLA, Duke, WashU, Rice
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:

Test Scores

2390
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1600
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High School Performance

3.91
GPA
Top 5%
Rank
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Yearbook, Mock Trial, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band, School Jazz / Orchestra, National Honor Society
Awards Received:

College Application Essays

Personal Statement for UC Berkeley, USC, Columbia, Pomona, UCLA: Leadership experience, One moment that changed you, Story central to identity, Summer experience, Work experience
673 Words
“Despite it all… you know something? I’m healing. Day by day, I take a piece of my body back… He broke me, he tore me apart, but I refuse to let him take my strength.” She was a victim of sexual abuse, and this was her story. But in that moment, sitting next to her, I had the rare opportunity to feel it all just as she’d experienced it: every raw emotion spilling out, every sharp intake of...









Personal Statement for UC Berkeley, USC, Columbia, Pomona, UCLA: Leadership experience
256 Words
D-Day – Distribution Day – is possibly the greatest time of the year, second only to the holidays. For the yearbook staff, it’s a joyous occasion that marks the culmination of ten-hour work parties, contentious font choices, and endless drafts of copy. On this day, I glance at the sea of students on campus and watch their faces light up as their eyes scan the glossy pages of their yearbooks, reliving their greatest triumphs immortalized forever in print. I see my...





Supplemental Essay for USC: “Why us” school essay
259 Words
I’ve always dreamed of dedicating myself to a lifetime of activism through a career in social entrepreneurship or law, and USC couldn’t be a more perfect place to prepare myself for this. What draws me to USC is its flexibility: the way its students are able to pursue a multitude of interests and explore the ways they intersect. USC’s Marshall School of Business, with its unparalleled resources and extensive alumni network, will equip me with the tools...





College Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
99 Words
Research and work experience really helps -- no matter what major you select for college applications, you'd be surprised what's out there in terms of experience to gain over the...





What set me apart from other applicants
62 Words
I definitely had extracurricular experiences to write about that reflected/backed up the majors I applied with (either sociology...





What I’d change about my application process
259 Words
I would have applied to less schools so that I could concentrate more time on individual schools' supplements. I honestly don't even remember half the schools I applied to -- I was convinced to apply to a lot of liberal arts colleges, and in retrospect I wouldn't have chosen to go to any of them over Berkeley just because I could never see myself thriving at one. Identify schools you really, truly can see yourself at and...







Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
169 Words
I had a private admissions counselor but utilized them mostly for advice navigating through the college application process. My parents are both immigrants and I'm an only child, so we collectively were very lost. If you are financially able, by all means go for a counselor if only for the...





How to increase chances at my school (USC, UC Berkeley)
56 Words
In terms of giving out scholarships (not sure about regular admissions), USC really emphasizes extracurricular involvement and...





Why I ultimately chose my school (UC Berkeley)
59 Words
Berkeley was close enough to home where it's only a short plane ride away, but also far enough...