angparish3
angparish3,
UC Berkeley ‘19
B.S., Genetics
Colleges look for uniqueness and boy am I unique!
Features Included
3
Essays
10
Schools
6
Scores
1
Advice
2
ECs
3
Sports

Background

Hometown San Jose, California
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Hofstra University (Hempstead, NY)
  • California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (San Luis Obispo, CA)
  • University of California - Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
  • University of California - Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, CA)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - Davis (Davis, CA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
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University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)

Applied for a B.S. in Genetics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
366 Words
Place you’re content, Creative personal story
Walking up to the newly built, eco-friendly, Science and Sustainability Center at Walden West, I calmed my excited nerves; for the next month I would be leading science camps for middle schoolers at the popular outdoor school. Nerdy, I have always had a passion for science, but never found an adequate way to express my love---until the day I received a response from Whipperwhirl, the science and sustainability director at Walden West; I represented a perfect fit for their science...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
644 Words
“Indiana! Come!” I ordered my lab mix. It was time to visit the place we felt most jubilant: the dog park. Walking up to the gate with Indiana whining to be let off his leash, I kicked open the stuck, old, green door, unclasped the choke chain around his neck, and took my seat. My skin, sticky from the beating sun which baked the concrete table, attracted flies with a vicious craving for sweat. Annoying, their attacks were feeble; if...
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Additional Essay Details
22 Words
Most colleges require to application essays. The supplement is really the second essay answering the question "Describe the world you come from."
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General Admissions Advice

Why I declined other schools
184 Words
Looking at the list of colleges I applied to and was accepted into, most people would say the obvious choice was Cal of UCLA. However, in my time determining which school I was going to attend, I always thought my first choice was UC Davis for the genetics and genomics major. However, I visited the...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.25
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
30
 
ACT Score Details
 
Highest SAT
1910
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1350
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details7 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSoccer, Volleyball (Recruited), Softball

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesFrench Club, National Honor Society

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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