College Admissions Info

University of California - Berkeley, ‘20
BA, Undecided

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Castro Valley , California
Gender: Female
First Gen College Student: Yes
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Accepted At: UC Davis, UCSD, Cal Poly, UC Irvine
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:

Test Scores

Highest ACT:
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ACT Prep:

High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 10%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: Asian Club / Asian Interactive Youth Association, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism
How Spent Summers:
Awards Received:

College Application Essays

Coming to America in 2008 created hardships but provided opportunities for me to thrive. My study of piano was put on hiatus for two years due to financial problems, but a second-hand piano allowed me to teach myself until I met my piano teacher a year later. My dream of excellence gave me hope as I learned new techniques with Koko for a year. But due to my mother’s unexpected pregnancy, I had to give up music again. Unable to...

College Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
26 Words
Definitely consider taking classes at community service but...

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!) (UC Berkeley)
7 Words
Motivated, ambitious,...

How to balance class with social or extracurricular involvements (UC Berkeley)
69 Words
Always remember quality > quantity. Especially in college, pick an organization/club that strongly aligns with your passion/areas of interest. Talk...

The stress level and competitiveness of a typical student at my school (UC Berkeley)
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I am going to be honest.... there are nights when I pull an all-nighter at the library. Balance your schedule so that...

My favorite course thus far, and why (UC Berkeley)
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I love R1B because it challenged me to actually read (no Sparknotes in college...

My schedule on a typical weekday (UC Berkeley)
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Sleep, go to classes, attend office hour, learn...

How to increase chances at my school (UC Davis)
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Get your high school alumni who is...