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Getting into a graduate UC Engineering program?

edgil171edgil171 Posts: 6Registered User New Member
edited September 2008 in Engineering Majors
Hello everyone, i'm new to this and i only have one question. i have applied to the folowing graduate civil engineering schools:
UC BERKELEY, UC SAN DIEGO, UCLA, UC DAVIS, UC IRVINE.
THE FOLLOWING IS MY ACADEMIC PROFILE.
CIVIL ENGINEERING B.S. GPA (3.76/4) FROM CAL STATE LONG BEACH.
MINOR IN APPLIED MATH GPA(3.886)
GRE SCORES: 330 VERBAL, 700 QUATITATIVE, 3.5 ANALYTICAL WRITING.
EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES:
STEEL BRIDGE DESIGN CONTEST.
TREASURER OF THE NATIONAL CIVIL ENGINEERING SOCIETY (CHI-EPSILON)
MEMBER OF NATIONAL ENGINEERING HONOR SOCIETY (TAU-BETA PI)
PRESIDENT'S AND DEAN'S LIST SCHOLAR.
OUTSTANDING STATEMENT OF PURPOSE AND LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION
O.K, WITH ALL THIS IN MIND WHERE CAN I GET INTO?
DOES IT HELP TO BE A MINORITY? I'M HISPANIC.
THANK YOU.
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Replies to: Getting into a graduate UC Engineering program?

  • zzzboyzzzboy Posts: 1,142Registered User Senior Member
    i dont even know anything about engineering grad programs, but i still know that youre getting in everywhere. great GPA, great ECs, plus youre hispanic. i dont see why they wouldnt want you.

    you could probably get more help by posting in each college's forum on this site.
  • aibarraibarr Posts: 4,248Registered User Senior Member
    It's grad school, so nothing's certain. Your stats are good, your GPA is good... Being a minority doesn't particularly help at this stage in the game. You've got a really good chance, though. Did you want to go to grad school for your masters or your PhD?
  • edgil171edgil171 Posts: 6Registered User New Member
    I'm going to grad school for my master's degree. Oh!!! and also, one thing that i didn't mention is that i'm not requesting financial aid. i know that if you request financial aid is harder to get acceptance into the school.
  • CompSciNerdCompSciNerd Posts: 40Registered User Junior Member
    UCs got rid of affirmative action a long time ago, so being Hispanic doesn't really matter. Still, your stats are good and I think you have a pretty good shot everywhere.
  • urmstatusurmstatus Posts: 12Registered User New Member
    haha typical engineer...ALL CAPS!
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