975208165869928FB
UC Berkeley68071,
UC Berkeley ‘20
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, , Non-Profit and Public Management, , Social Sciences
A simple lad with not so simple dreams.
Features Included
2
Essays
13
Schools
3
Scores
3
Advice
3
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown NA, India
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Rice University (Houston, TX)
  • Boston University (Boston, MA)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN)
  • Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
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University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

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 H...
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Supplemental Essay: 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...
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School Specific Advice

More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Ambitious. Driven....
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Why I ultimately chose my school
14 Words
Amazing Food and Weather...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
40 Words
Rice. It was amazing. My interviewer was very impressed with me and...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.90
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 1%
 
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
34
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
1970
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1390
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesStudent Council / Government, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization

Experience & Awards

Awards Received

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