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What are my chances at Berkeley and UCLA

plshelpme123plshelpme123 Registered User Posts: 42 Junior Member
CBSE student living in the UAE

9th grade - 9 CGPA
10th Grade - 10 CGPA
11th Grade - 85.4% (Really low, I know )
12th grade - 90-95% predicted score
ACT - 33
SAT Subject tests- Math- 800 Physics- 800 Chemistry- 800 World History- 780

Intened major- Financial Engineering/ Computational Finance
Desired Unis- UC Berkeley, UCLA, GeorgiaTech

Trinity guitar exams Grades 1 through 6 with merit and distinction
Member of school band
Active member of international organization called Best Buddies. It is a club where me meet up and interact with challeneged individuals (9th-12th)
Best Buddies prefect - 11th
Best Buddies Vice president - 12th
Editor on a blogging website (12th)
MUN ( 10th and 11th)

Work Experience-
Internship at a local firm in India during summers of 10th and 11th
Internship at GM company summer of 12th
Voulanteer at Dubai Autism Centre summer of 12th

Extra info-
Completed a uni level course on coursera.com

Appreciate all the help

Replies to: What are my chances at Berkeley and UCLA

  • manroshmanrosh Registered User Posts: 135 Junior Member
    are you applying for next year?? Your scores and Ec's may not get you there as both these schools are toughto get in for international students
  • aunt beaaunt bea Registered User Posts: 9,525 Senior Member
    Can you afford $55K a year? These are public universities funded by the California taxpayers and they don't give any financial aid to international students.
  • VarunSharmaVarunSharma Registered User Posts: 13 New Member
    Dude you got an 85% be happy, I am struggling here with a 73%, don't know what to do. :(
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