College Admissions Info

University of California - Berkeley, ‘17
BA, International Studies, Political Science and Government

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

A California community college student transferring to UC Berkeley.
From: Newbury Park , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Transfer
Applied To: 5 schools
Accepted At: Loyola U Chicago, UCSB, UC Berkeley
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

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High School Performance

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Top 50%
High School Type: Public
Academic Performance in High School: Some good some bad
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

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College Application Essays

Often when I tell a person that I am a Political Science junkie, a questioning look passes upon his or her face due to the fact that many individuals do not understand why I'd be attracted to the major. However, these people cannot be blamed for the misunderstanding because they uphold the common negative beliefs regarding the political system that are perpetrated in America. It is difficult for people to realize that Political Science is history in the making, and...

Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
502 Words
Being able to say that I used to be fat is my most proud accomplishment. I began to turn to food as a source of comfort when I was about six years old due to familial issues, and this cycle continued for nearly ten more years. Growing up as “the fat kid” took its psychological toll; this stigma held me back from forming friendships with my fellow peers because I felt as though nobody would be able to see past...

College Admissions Advice

How to approach transferring schools
35 Words
Meet with a college counselor as soon as possible in order...