willoetojo
willoetojo,
UC Berkeley ‘19
B.A., Molecular Biology
I am an Arcadia High School grad attending UC Berkeley
Features Included
2
Essays
8
Schools
8
Scores
5
Advice
2
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Arcadia, California
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Irvine (Irvine, CA)
  • University of California - Davis (Davis, CA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Boston College (Chestnut Hill, MA)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
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University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)

Applied for a B.A. in Molecular Biology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
487 Words
Childhood memory
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,...
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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...
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General 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...
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Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
1 Words
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My favorite course thus far, and why
8 Words
Education 82 for...
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Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
15 Words
I did not use any...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
5 Words
Do internships,...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.37
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
35
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2130
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1480
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details4 classes and scores

Sports

SportsGolf (Recruited)

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesStudents Against Drunk Driving (Destructive Decisions) (SADD), Hospital Volunteer
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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