College Admissions Info

galvez96
galvez96
University of California - Berkeley ‘19
BA, Molecular Biology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

18 year old freshman at Cal!
From: Tulare , California
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 8 schools
Accepted At: UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UC Riverside, UCLA, UCSB, CSUF
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

1800
SAT
27
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1290
Highest SAT: 1800
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High School Performance

4.40
GPA
Top 1%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: Charity Drive Organizing, Church, Key Club, Science Club/Team, Student Council / Government, Tutoring/Mentoring
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College Application Essays

539 Words
The earliest memory that I can clearly recall occurred when I was 5 years old. I was watching Saturday afternoon Spongebob episodes with my Grandpa. This was a weekly ritual and he would always bring Oreos as a snack for the both of us. On this particular day I remember watching my Grandpa take a bite of an Oreo, but I caught something out of the corner of my eye that I had never seen before. He had great difficulty getting...









Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
310 Words
During my sophomore year of school, I began to realize that we did not have very many service clubs on campus. My high school was fairly new and I wanted the community to see that we were more than just a new high school. I wanted everyone to know that we were a new high school with students that care deeply about our community and that we take pride in where we come from. In order to make this desire...





College Admissions Advice

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
136 Words
I wrote about an illness my grandfather is suffering from. Although at first glance this might not seem to show a lot about me, when you dig deeper into the essay you will find that it clearly conveys a strong compassionate...