ucbtransfer
ucbtransfer,
UC Berkeley ‘19
B.S., Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Transfer Student to Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at UC Berkeley
Features Included
4
Essays
2
Schools
0
Scores
5
Advice
0
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Melton, Australia
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
First Gen College StudentYes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Davis (Davis, CA)
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University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)

Applied for a B.S. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

What is the one thing that you think sets you apart from other candidates applying to the University of California? My story and my dynamic ambition make me unique. Due to a difficult family situation, I left home at sixteen and decided to become an electrician so that I could support myself. While the typical apprenticeship duration is four years, I excelled in my trade and completed all my coursework in three. Shortly after getting my certification, I left my...
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Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
365 Words
What would you say is your greatest talent or skill? How have you developed and demonstrated that talent over time? EECS students are stereotypically perceived to be antisocial, and due to the nature of the field, these generalizations often align with reality. However, it does not align with me. My greatest talent is my ability to communicate and connect with people. Having the ability to correctly and appropriately choose when to speak and what to say is invaluable. I grew...
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Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
375 Words
Describe how you have taken advantage of a significant educational opportunity or worked to overcome an educational barrier you have faced. Professor Dobeck is arguably the most favored professor within Sierra College's Computer Science department. Perhaps it's his upbeat personality or maybe his industry experience, but his waitlists fill up fastest and his office hours always have lines. I got into three of his classes but had little access to him beyond class time. In the past, I had heard...
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Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
377 Words
What is the one thing that you think sets you apart from other candidates applying to the University of California? My story and my dynamic ambition make me unique. Due to a difficult family situation, I left home at sixteen and decided to become an electrician so that I could support myself. While the typical apprenticeship duration is four years, I excelled in my trade and completed all my coursework in three. Shortly after getting my certification, I left my...
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School Specific Advice

More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
72 Words
To get an excellent recommendation, choose a difficult class pertaining to your major and complete it for honors with a high grade....
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How to approach transferring schools
177 Words
Concentrate on your GPA. I know so many extremely intelligent people that missed out on their dream school because they did not watch their GPA. Don't take the hardest professor for bragging rights. Just because that one super smart person did, doesn't mean you have to. So many of my friends took the...
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What set me apart from other applicants
110 Words
Your essays are gonna play a dominant role in determining whether you are accepted or denied. Having unique inspiring life experiences that are both interesting and demonstrate passion will greatly assist you in...
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Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
99 Words
I did not use a private admissions counselor. Both UC Davis and UC Berkeley provide admissions counselors to meet with that were very helpful. Take the time to cultivate a...
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How to approach transferring schools
103 Words
Join or create a campus club pertaining to your major, and become the president/vice president. This demonstrates leadership. It might seem like a waste of time, but when it comes...
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High School Performance

GPA
1
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Bottom Half
 
Academic Performance in High School High at first but got worse
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

Experience & Awards

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