College Admissions Info

UC Berkeley68071
University of California - Berkeley, ‘20
Mechanical Engineering, Non-Profit and Public Management, Social Sciences

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

A simple lad with not so simple dreams.
From: NA , India
Gender: Male
First Gen College Student: No
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Accepted At: USC, UCLA, Rice, BU, Purdue, WashU
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1390
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High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 1%
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Student Council / Government, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization
Awards Received:

College Application Essays

Personal Statement for UC Berkeley, Vanderbilt, USC, UCLA, Rice, BU, Northwestern, UMich, Harvard, Brown, Yale, Purdue, WashU: Challenged a belief, Childhood memory, Controversial topic, Issue of personal significance, Volunteer/public interest work
692 Words
The crackling bonfire forms several shadows on the snow. All of the Norse gods have joined me at the feast. Lady Frigg, goddess of love, looks stunning in her white lace gown. Thor, the mighty god of thunder, is busy fist-fighting with the war god Tyr. Heimdall, the god of light, is dazzling everyone with his brilliance. "Let's have some music!" shouts Bragi, the god of poetry. I pick up my guitar and strum the melody of the poem HΓ...

Supplemental Essay for Rice: Unique question posed by school
263 Words
How did you first learn about Rice University and what motivated you to apply? (250 word limit) "Kshitiz! Kshitiz!" My future life-long friends shout my name to welcome me at the O-week. Having always been a part of small closely-knit communities, I feel at home in my residential college. In class, I thrive on close interaction with world-class professors who take a personal interest in my education. Rice's Honor Code infuses my education with academic integrity and freedom, which I value...

College Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Ambitious. Driven....

Why I ultimately chose my school
14 Words
Amazing Food and Weather...

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
40 Words
Rice. It was amazing. My interviewer was very impressed with me and...