g.carrascou4
g.carrascou4,
UC Berkeley ‘19
B.S., Clinical Psychology and Counseling
Hello, I am an Undergraduate student at the University of California, Berkeley.
Features Included
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Essays
11
Schools
17
Scores
9
Advice
4
ECs
4
Sports

Background

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

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Wesleyan University (Middletown, CT)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • University of California - Davis (Davis, CA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
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University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)

Applied for a B.S. in Clinical Psychology and Counseling

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Growing up in a household comprised of a single parent and an older sibling has definitely been a major contributor to my desire to succeed in life. Following my parents’ divorce, at a young age, I was forced to move into a new country, taking a giant leap forward at a time when most other kids’ “great leaps” consisted of choosing which toy they would play with that same afternoon. From that point on, my life has never been the...
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Supplemental Essay Amusing anecdote
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Alone is something you will feel very often. It is important to remember that you are never alone. You always have yourself. That is what I told myself on my morning jog at the park, as I prepared for my cross country competition, on a gloomy Saturday morning. Maybe it was the fact that not many people are up at five forty-five in the morning, but that day, I felt myself completely isolated from everyone. As I took a short...
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General Admissions Advice

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
22 Words
Although it may no seem so, UC...
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What I’d change about my application process
61 Words
I would definitely have looked more closely at all my options/all the schools I applied to. Some...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
69 Words
First of all, don't be intimidated by the interview. I had a total of three interviews and ended up being accepted...
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What set me apart from other applicants
32 Words
I definitely consider my involvement in high school to have...
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Why I declined other schools
50 Words
I did not have the opportunity to visit all the schools I was accepted into...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
76 Words
When it came to Berkeley, I instantly fell in love as soon as I stepped on campus. The people are great and you...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
62 Words
There is so much diversity not just of race/ethnicity but also o thinking. Everyday is a new experience...
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My advice about getting recommenders
55 Words
Really get to know them! Although I already had a great relationship with my recommenders, I became...
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How to increase chances at my school
37 Words
Portray your real self in your application. Don't try to over-sell...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.45
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
28
 
ACT Score Details
 
Highest SAT
1850
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1320
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details13 classes and scores

Sports

SportsCross Country, Soccer, Track & Field, Volleyball

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesFrench Club, National Honor Society, Student Council / Government, Tutoring/Mentoring

Experience & Awards

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