College Admissions Info

University of California - Berkeley, ‘18
BA, Molecular Biology

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 5 advice topics

Student Background

I like to cook.
From: West Windsor , New Jersey
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Both Parents, Sibling
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 10 schools
Accepted At: UC Berkeley, Rutgers, Indiana, NYU, Wellesley, UCSD, UC Davis
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Mandarin

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1560
Highest SAT: 2300
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 5%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: School Theater/Plays, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Story central to identity
628 Words
The lights fade to black, the curtain squeaks shut, and there is a moment of silence before explosive applause: the final show is over, and a wave of relief and exhilaration floods through me. The actors and dancers go out for curtain call, bowing to thunderous praise, as we slip out the back, unseen and unnoticed. We congregate in the Shop, familiar smells of saw dust and paint welcome us back, congratulate us on the final show—it seems like...

College Admissions Advice

How to increase chances at my school
28 Words
Score well on standardized tests, have a high...

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
6 Words
Self-motivated, political,...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
45 Words
High school: a part time job is recommended, or some sort of volunteer...

Why I declined other schools
27 Words
I chose based on campus (in the end,...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
9 Words
The weather is...