College Admissions Info

University of California - Berkeley, ‘19
BA, Molecular Biology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am an Arcadia High School grad attending UC Berkeley
From: Arcadia , California
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No, Other Family Member
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 8 schools
Accepted At: UC Irvine, UC Davis, UCSD, UCLA, BC
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Mandarin

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1480
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 5%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Golf (Recruited)
Extracurricular Activities: Students Against Drunk Driving (Destructive Decisions) (SADD), Hospital Volunteer
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement : Childhood memory
487 Words
Clean dishes, folded laundry, and empty trash cans were the norm in my house. These chores were forced upon me as my parents became busier trying to support our family. It started with helping my little brother with his homework, then with doing our laundry, and finally preparing our dinners. I became more helpful in and out of the house. Little did I know that this would set the foundation for who I would be later on. In fourth grade,...

Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
498 Words
My hands were trembling, "Don't mess this up, Will. Please don't mess this up." After what seemed like an eternity, I forced myself to utter that dreaded two letter word. "Hi." That was all that could come out of me after my uncle had greeted me. That two letter word, as much as I hated it back then, would eventually help me get out of this mess. I had a fear of talking to people. I wasn't exactly shy; I...

College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
44 Words
START APPLICATIONS EARLY!!! No high school senior can stress it enough. College applications...

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
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My favorite course thus far, and why
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Education 82 for...

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
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I did not use any...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
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Do internships,...