College Admissions Info

University of California - Berkeley, ‘19
BS, Microbiology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I love philosophical or intellectual discussions, reading almost anything, hanging out with friends and eating sushi :)
From: Benicia , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 11 schools
Accepted At: UC Berkeley, USC
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Highest ACT:
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 5%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: American Red Cross, French Club, Quiz Bowl/Academic Bowl, Tutoring/Mentoring
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College Application Essays

An idea becomes practical as it is researched, erased and redrawn. When it grows from the barest outline, so does my understanding of the concept. I see that there are plenty of opportunities open for new fuel cell mediators—perhaps a new type of anaerobic bacteria? I choose one of a thousand maps lining book shelves and begin to construct my idea. Light slits through wide library windows, faltering before lamps switch on, but I don’t notice. I’ve...

Supplemental Essay: Strong beliefs/principles
6 Words
Wrote about refusal to kill spiders.

College Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
54 Words
I always regret not having visited a college through some academic advancement program while in high...