berkeleyengine,
UC Berkeley ‘
B.S.
Features Included
3
Essays
15
Schools
14
Scores
1
Advice
4
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Glendale, California
GenderMale
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
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  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Pomona College (Claremont, CA)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
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University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)

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Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

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Personal Statement
621 Words
Family background, Career aspirations
Giant gloved hands reached for my brother, lifting his foot off my plump cheek. Then they came towards me, raising me into a brightly lit world. As a second born identical twin, I have experienced most of my life following someone just like me. I had unconsciously become a follower and was consistently second in certain things in life. My twin brother, Andrew, was first to join student government and encouraged me to join as well. This positive influence pushed...
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Supplemental Essay Strong beliefs/principles
390 Words
I love helping others. One of the experiences that has cemented in my mind that I love to empower others occurred in February 2014. I met a seemingly normal and nice girl, named Hannah, on Tumblr, a social media website. I came across a post reading, "I am taking time off Tumblr to focus on school. I will raffle off my blog and no one will be able to contact me after May." My stomach felt queasy and I knew something...
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Additional Essay Details
13 Words
Talks about a time I helped convince a girl not to commit suicide.
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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
145 Words
Be genuine. The chances of being admitted are low enough that trying to fit into a pre-determined idea of what you think the admissions officers want you to be like will not work. Like I said, the chances are so low that you might...
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High School Performance

College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
35
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
1940
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1370
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details9 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesProm Committee, Spanish Club, Student Council / Government, Big Brother/Big Sister

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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