apark97
apark97,
UC Berkeley ‘19
B.S., Economics
Student Athlete at UC Berkeley
Features Included
2
Essays
3
Schools
2
Scores
5
Advice
1
ECs
4
Sports

Background

Hometown Vancouver, Canada
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of British Columbia (British Columbia, Canada)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
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University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)

Applied for a B.S. in Economics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

Personal Statement
365 Words
Extracurricular passion
What have you done to make your school or your community a better place?
With the roller coaster rising, I feel my heart sinking. As I close my eyes and hold my breath in prayer, a small hand gently touches mine. While joyfully singing a Lady Gaga song, she warmly whispers into my ear “Relax!” In December 2013, as a volunteer with the Sunshine Foundation, I participated in “Dreamlift,” a remarkable initiative which allows children with severe disabilities or life threatening illnesses to enjoy a special experience at Disneyland. To be honest, leading up to...
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Supplemental Essay: Other
635 Words
Greatest Inspiration
The sun’s rays are intense as I perform my pre-shot routine. I find the distance, adjust to the wind, and glance at my target. On the cart path in the distance, the sun glints off the aluminum cane of my hal-ah-buh-ji. I set up to the ball and my club strikes it at its center. Hal-ah-buh-ji ‘s head tracks the ball in flight until it lands. Pen and notebook in hand, he rapidly jots down notes in perfect Korean...
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School Specific Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
27 Words
Since, I was recruited, I got offers from...
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5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
14 Words
Busy, stressed, determined to...
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General Admissions Advice

How I made up for low grades in high school
43 Words
I had an 80% in 8th grade and after that my grades increased steadily....
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How I narrowed down my essay topics
39 Words
I read my questions and I wanted to write something that was...
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Did you take a gap year? Tell us about your experience.
4 Words
No,...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.20
(equivalent to 4.00 unweighted)
Rank
Top 25%
 
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1830
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1300
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details1 classes and scores

Sports

SportsGolf , Volleyball, Tennis, Skiing

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesCommunity Cleanup / Service

Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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