GoldenBear0613
GoldenBear0613,
UC Berkeley ‘17
B.A., International Studies, , Political Science and Government
A California community college student transferring to UC Berkeley.
Features Included
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Essays
5
Schools
1
Scores
1
Advice
0
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Newbury Park, California
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionTransfer
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • Loyola University Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • University of California - Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
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University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)

Applied for a B.A. in International Studies

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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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...
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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...
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General Admissions Advice

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

GPA
3.4
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 50%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Some good some bad
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
27
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

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