College Admissions Info

University of California - Berkeley, ‘19
BA, Public Health, Legal Studies

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

17 years old and currently enrolled at UC Berkeley looking to major in Political Science
From: , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 5 schools
Accepted At: UC Berkeley, UCSB, UC Irvine, SDSU, St. John's, CSULB, Pepperdine, CSUDH
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1270
Highest SAT: 1780
Other SAT Scores:
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

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

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Martial Arts
Extracurricular Activities: Charity Drive Organizing, National Honor Society, Community Cleanup / Service, Disaster relief
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College Application Essays

387 Words
It only took ten seconds to give me a new outlook on life. The most important fight of my entire taekwondo career was approaching. In a matter of minutes, I could be on the Junior World Championship team competing in Taipei, China, with a USA emblem shimmering below the black belt of my uniform. I breezed through my preliminary fights, beating every one of my opponents. Winning those four matches had qualified me for the final round that would determine...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
32 Words
Essay for NYU regarding why I would like to go there. Don't just state why you are so great, tell a story that exemplifies why you deserve to go to their school.

Additional Essay Details:
29 Words
I had several people review my essay then I compiled all of the revisions and decided which advice I would take and apply it to my original personal statement

College Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
49 Words
Being as my SAT scores and even grades weren't necessarily the highest, I think that...

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
98 Words
Everyone at UC Berkeley is extremely talented in their own ways. It is definitely difficult (especially for EECS majors) BUT it is not as difficult as I had expected. ...

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Hard-working, determined,...

What I’d change about my application process
14 Words
Take the SAT again...

How to increase chances at my school
36 Words
Do not sell yourself short, show through your personal statement that...