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How bad is a bad SAT 2 Chem score for UC Berk?

poftdpoftd Posts: 199Registered User Junior Member
I just got a 720 on the October SAT 2 Chem, which was like WAH cause that test seemed to be so easy. Apparently not? Plus I got a 750 on the Barron's practice test, which makes me really annoyed cause that means I made a load of stupid mistakes.

Anyway. I am aiming for UCB's engineering school and would like to know if I ought to retake? Also, I am Asian, which is a disadvantage. >>;
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Replies to: How bad is a bad SAT 2 Chem score for UC Berk?

  • A-CardA-Card Posts: 786Registered User Member
    asian is not a disadvantage for berkely, they don't practice affirmitative action. No clue bout the sat chem though, am taking it this week.
  • DukeBlueDevilsDukeBlueDevils Posts: 444Registered User Member
    if anything asian is an advantage for berkely.
  • poftdpoftd Posts: 199Registered User Junior Member
    Iunno, that's what I heard, anyway. Cause there's so many qualified Asian candidates and it's hard to stand out unless you've like, engineered a spacecraft that can reach the speed of light or something.

    Is being Asian an advantage? How so?
  • DukeBlueDevilsDukeBlueDevils Posts: 444Registered User Member
    46% Asian
    29% White
    it's also 93% in state so it sucks if you don't live in california
  • 99cents99cents Posts: 1,088Registered User Member
    Some UC schools like UCD and UCSD incorporate the SAT II scores in their formula for acceptance. Retake it, if you can score higher.
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