M.Cline
M.Cline,
UC Berkeley ‘18
B.A., English, , Environmental Studies
Madeline Cline
Features Included
2
Essays
8
Schools
1
Scores
5
Advice
4
ECs
4
Sports

Background

Hometown Sonoma, California
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian, White Non-Hispanic
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)
  • University of California - Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, CA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • University of California - Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • Boston University (Boston, MA)
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University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)

Applied for a B.A. in English

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Parent

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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For me the true Sonoman is someone who not only embodies the joie de vivre of the wine country lifestyle, but carries within something of the independent, radical spirit of the town and its history, someone who is willing to stand out a little, to do things differently- someone like my father. When I first tell people I’m from Sonoma, a typical response is “Sonoma is so beautiful.” While this is true, Sonoma is much more than meets the...
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Supplemental Essay
438 Words
The arrangement of written music in front of me has been my map, one that I have used throughout my twelve years of playing to overcome challenges which once seemed impossible. The typical sound in my home is more a cacophony of three quarrelling daughters than organized music. When I sit down to play, however, the noise settles. The ticking of the metronome syncs with my heartbeat as I struggle through the obstacles of a sonata. Fifty, sixty minutes pass...
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General Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Thoughtful, Vibrant,...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
36 Words
Internships are a great way to get experience in a field...
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Why I declined other schools
10 Words
Location, Ranking, Athletic-teams,...
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How I chose schools to apply to
21 Words
I used the College Board website,...
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My advice about getting recommenders
76 Words
Chose teachers and extracurricular instructors who have known you for at least a full year or more (ideally more). Don't choose the "fun" & ...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.90
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic

Test Scores

Highest ACT
31
 
ACT Score Details
 

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsBasketball, Swimming/Diving, Water Polo, Rowing (Crew)

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesCommunity Cleanup / Service, Key Club, Photography / Film, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism

Experience & Awards

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