archipleym
archipleym,
UC Berkeley ‘17
B.A., Astronomy and Astrophysics, , German Language and Literature, , Physics
Features Included
2
Essays
7
Schools
10
Scores
5
Advice
4
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Littleton, Colorado
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • Colorado School of Mines (Golden, CO)
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University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)

Applied for a B.A. in Astronomy and Astrophysics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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My world, logistically speaking, cannot be pinpointed: I have lived in three states in America and attended six different schools from elementary school through high school. These were such radically different places for a growing, angst-ridden, perplexed, and lost kid, and I felt as though I had been put in a centrifuge, only to be expelled into a new place but never knowing where or at what time. The constant change in location - and therefore in schools, friends, and...
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Additional Essay Details
429 Words
Whether this is considered a quality or a talent depends on whom you ask, but I believe that my adoration for words - and by consequence, what I do with them - is one of the most special aspects about me. Simply put, language excites me. Novels, short stories, poems, literary analysis papers, a chemistry laboratory report, a newspaper column, biographies, diaries, love letters; whatever the medium, I have dabbled in it, and I have expanded my mind because of...
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General Admissions Advice

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
97 Words
The only school I interviewed with was Stanford University, and though I thought the interview went swimmingly, I was ultimately rejected. We spoke about knitting, being barefoot, human sacrificial...
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Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
91 Words
One of the best ways to get work done is have someone else do it for you. The post-graduate center coordinator at my high school was incredibly...
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My advice about getting recommenders
176 Words
The first teacher who wrote my recommendation letter was my freshman year biology teacher and eighth grade science teacher who I first met when I moved to the new town. Though I hadn't been in her class for three years, we were close, and she had seen a huge transition in me that...
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My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
78 Words
In college, I am still working as both a lifeguard and a member of the design department for The Daily Californian newspaper. I...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
141 Words
I could talk forever about how much I love the town and culture of Berkeley. It is famous for its weirdness and now I understand why – the streets are always filled with people with vibrant personalities, everyone you talk to has an...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.20
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
33
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2090
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1460
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details7 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSwimming/Diving

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesSchool Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Tutoring/Mentoring, National Honor Society, Debate Club/Team

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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