galvez96
galvez96,
UC Berkeley ‘19
B.A., Molecular Biology
18 year old freshman at Cal!
Features Included
2
Essays
8
Schools
8
Scores
1
Advice
6
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Tulare, California
GenderMale
EthnicityHispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Davis (Davis, CA)
  • University of California - Riverside (Riverside, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • California State University - Fullerton (Fullerton, CA)
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University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)

Applied for a B.A. in Molecular Biology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
539 Words
Family member’s disability, Family background
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...
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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...
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General 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...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.4
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
27
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
Highest SAT
1800
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1290
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details8 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTrack & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesCharity Drive Organizing, Church, Key Club, Science Club/Team, Student Council / Government, Tutoring/Mentoring
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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