peacefulcity
peacefulcity,
UC Berkeley ‘19
B.A., Rhetoric and Composition
Three words: Devoted, Engaged, and Bold
Features Included
1
Essays
14
Schools
14
Scores
3
Advice
0
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown San Clemente, California
GenderMale
EthnicityHispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • Emory University (Atlanta, GA)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • University of California - Irvine (Irvine, CA)
  • University of California - Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Fordham University (New York, NY)
  • Boston College (Chestnut Hill, MA)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (San Luis Obispo, CA)
  • Brandeis University (Waltham, MA)
  • University of San Diego (San Diego, CA)
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University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)

Applied for a B.A. in Rhetoric and Composition

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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It was my turn to approach the microphone and speak. I took one last look at my note card. This time, I didn't read it. This time, I ripped it in half. A leap of faith, this decision terrified me. I now see it as the pivotal moment in defining my character. Up until then, I obeyed this societal notion of sacrificing genuine thoughts for perfection. Being polished meant safety because it let me fit in. I was the student...
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General Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
30 Words
find something that enables you to benefit both your...
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My advice about getting recommenders
127 Words
Ensure that your recommender truly knows you in a professionally positive or endearing light. Many times, my classmates asked their favorite teachers, regardless of thinking of their relationship with them. These were often then same teachers getting multiple...
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What I’d change about my application process
78 Words
If anything, I would've spent a few more weeks refining my personal statement as a way to tie it all in together. I...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.33
 
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
30
 
ACT Score Details
 
Highest SAT
1780
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1270
SAT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details12 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers

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