College Admissions Info

University of California - Berkeley, ‘18
BA, Communication and Media Studies, Area and Ethnic Studies

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

My name is Dulce and I believe in the power of art to create a social change!
From: Santa Ana , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 12 schools
Accepted At: UC Berkeley, UCSB, UCSD, Brandeis, Pacific, UC Davis, CSU Chico, CSUSB, San Jose State
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Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1240
Highest SAT: 1730
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High School Performance

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Top 1%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: After School Program Coordinator, Japanese Club, Yearbook, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization
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College Application Essays

My experiences in Jalisco, Mexico, shaped me into a confident person whose goal is to continue drawing to promote social change and motivate others to achieve their own goals. I do not remember when I began drawing; I only remember little me in kindergarten, drawing a world where economic conditions do not affect people and basic resources are reachable because of their low cost, efficiency, and proximity. My imaginary world's educational system was efficient and high school diplomas guaranteed jobs,...

Supplemental Essay: Amusing anecdote
461 Words
My term as Anime Club's Activities Coordinator has been one of my greatest accomplishments. With confidence and enthusiasm, I achieved what former members had been unable to accomplish in Anime Club. However, before I began watching anime, I was shy and disliked talking to people because I did not know English, and I disliked the way I looked. I was afraid people would make fun of my accent or appearance. Because anime helped me learn English, motivated me to be...

Additional Essay Details:
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I had to talk about my greatest accomplishment

College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my school if I were student body president
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I would place...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
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Very liberal...

Why I ultimately chose my school
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There is a...

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
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Sacrifice a winter break and look...

How to increase chances at my school
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Talk about wanting to...

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
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I've been a public relations coordinator at my university's senate cabinet, helped running for campaign, I mentor...