College Admissions Info

teerexar
teerexar
University of California - Berkeley ‘15
Sociology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I'm a freshman at UC Berkeley.
From: Rosemead , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: UC Berkeley, UCSD, UCSB, Academy Art, UC Irvine
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

1900
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1350
Highest SAT: 1900
SAT Prep:
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High School Performance

4.50
GPA
Top 1%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Cross Country, Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: Help Save Our Environment, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Community Cleanup / Service
How Spent Summers:
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College Application Essays

There is no story too big or small to cover, for I am a student journalist. When I first discovered “Humans of New York” (HONY) this year, I was amazed by Brandon Stanton's interviews and photographs of strangers, ranging from elderly couples to the homeless. Their stories were often inspiring, heartwarming, or humbling, and from then on, I realized that connecting people through their experiences was what I wanted to do. Inspired by HONY, I created “Humans of San Gabriel...







College Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
62 Words
Show leadership skills and how you developed throughout high school. Passion is also crucial -- for example, I was...





How I chose schools to apply to
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What I’d change about my application process
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Focus on YOU and no...





Why I ultimately chose my school
44 Words
UC Berkeley will provide me with personal growth and more opportunities to make...





How to increase chances at my school
19 Words
Passion in what you do! SHOW...