lunarz
lunarz,
UC Berkeley ‘18
B.A., Molecular Biology
I like to cook.
Features Included
1
Essays
10
Schools
16
Scores
5
Advice
2
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown West Windsor, New Jersey
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • Rutgers, State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick (Piscataway, NJ)
  • Indiana University - Bloomington (Bloomington, IN)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • Wellesley College (Wellesley, MA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • University of California - Davis (Davis, CA)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
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University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)

Applied for a B.A. in Molecular Biology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents + 1 more

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

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Personal Statement
628 Words
Story central to identity
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...
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General Admissions Advice

How to increase chances at my school
28 Words
Score well on standardized tests, have a high...
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5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
6 Words
Self-motivated, political,...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
45 Words
High school: a part time job is recommended, or some sort of volunteer...
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Why I declined other schools
27 Words
I chose based on campus (in the end,...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
9 Words
The weather is...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.30
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2300
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1560
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details11 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesSchool Theater/Plays, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism

Experience & Awards

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Application Additional Materials

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