UCSDStudents/Alumni: Describe your "resume"

<p>I'm curious to know, what were your scores/grades/extracurriculars/etc. when you were accepted to UCSD? I'm applying, but I'd like to know what the statistics of the students accepted there were.</p>

<p>If it helps, I can provide my own information as well:</p>

<p>SAT I: 2020 (660 CR, 720 M, 640 W -- 8 essay)
SAT II: 710 US History, 720 Math II
ACT: 30 (composite)
GPA: 4.42 weighted, 3.92 unweighted</p>

<p>Approximately 500+ hours of community service, volunteered at multiple other places as well, several other extracurriculars.</p>

<p>I'd truly appreciate it if you could provide the same information (if not more) of your own scores, etc. The more specific the better! Thank you!</p>


<p>UC GPA: 4.2
Academic GPA: [non-weighted] 3.98</p>

<p>*SAT TOTAL: * 1860
r: 550
w: 650
m: 660</p>

<p>*Subject test: *
Spanish: 620
Math2: 650
Biology: 600</p>

<p>** ELC [TOP 4% OF SCHOOL]**</p>

<p>Extra curricular:
*participated in FIRST ROBOTICS
*HAL 2010: Physics club
*INDIAN club: Head Chef
*SDA Writers block, Poetry Branch: President
* Self Learn Sanskrit

• AP Scholar with Honor
• SDA Academy Award in Spanish III/IV

<p>Community Service:
Volunteer: 400 hours +/- at the same place, 9th + 10th grade</p>

<p>Work Experience:
hotel [no surprise, right? ;)</p>

<p>Leader SHIP:
Pres of SDA WRITERS BLOCK, Poetry Branch
Head Chef of Indian club</p>

<p>*AP *
AP World-3
AP Chemistry-3
AP US History- 3
AB CALC AB subscore - 5
AP Psychology-5
AP ECON-2</p>

I worked on it a lot, making it unique as possible, but i think they were pretty awesome/decent essays,</p>

<p>Now for more info: ELC = guaranteed admission to every UC except UCLA, UCB, and UCSD.
I got Accepted to UCSD and UCLA, but rejected from UCB</p>

<p>*I apologize for the style, im trying to avoid studying for finals :)
*ELC for Class of 20'15 is different from the ELC of Class of 2016+ [ours is top 4%, yours is top 9%, so i dont know how this plays out overall]</p>

<p>Can you chance me?
Chance me also please:
3.7 uc gpa (Very bad first semester sophomore year 3.2 but improved to 4.0 + after)

<p>Good essay about my father's physical abuse and how we did not want me to study.
200+ Volunteer hours (teachers aid)
Started fundraiser to build schools in Afghanistan and Pakistan
Member of BEWISE program for young girls in science
did a Oncofertility Cancer research Academy (very respected)
President and founder of Muslim Student Association at school
Member of a Botball robotics team as a programmer 5 years</p>

<p>Applying to: UCLA UCB (I know these 2 are so unlikely but i thought why not) UCSD UCSB UCD and UCSC</p>

<p>INeedaBreak, you lack the ec's, but have a nice GPA. I'd say you have a good shot though.
gorehpakoreh, your GPA is low, but you have a good SAT and EC's. I'd say your chance is lower than INeedAbreak, but you still have a chance at this school.</p>

<p>My EC's were blank.</p>

<p>For Fall 2010:
UC GPA: ~4.1-4.2
nonweighted: 3.8
SAT 1: 2070 (580CR, 690 writing, 800 math)
SAT II: Chem 790, Math IIC 770
Honors ORchestra
~150 hours of community service
JV cross country</p>

<p>spatel23: Thank you for providing such a thorough and specific description!</p>

<p>gorehpakoreh: Good luck! I hope you get accepted to the schools you apply to.</p>

<p>Radishrp: I didn't include any of my EC's because I didn't want to give out too much information. But thank you for giving me honest feedback!</p>

<p>This was for entry to Fall 2006, so numbers have been increasing a lot since then.</p>

<p>UC GPA: 3.3X (unweighted was around 2.98 or something)
SAT: 2280 (800 Math, forgot the rest);
SAT2 Math: 800, SAT2 History: 7XX</p>

<p>AP (like 7 of them, 5s on Calc AB and BC, only one 2 on AP Chem; rest were 3s and 4s)
IB Diploma (7s on History HL and Spanish HL; 5s and 6s on other 4 tests)</p>

<p>300+ community service hours
2 jobs + tutoring for ~10 hours/week
Founded 2 clubs; was officer in 3-4 or something
Varsity Tennis, JV Soccer, Freshman Basketball</p>

<p>URM (Peruvian/Latino)
First-gen college student (immigrant parents; neither graduated HS)</p>

<p>Accepted everywhere but Berkeley for Computer Engineering (Chancellor's Scholarship at UCSD; Regents at Irvine)</p>

<p>Accepted as a freshman this year:</p>

<p>GPA: 4.0 Weighted, Forgot Unweighted
Idk UCGPA</p>

<p>SAT: 1780
SAT 2: Math 640, Biology 680
APs(4): World History 3, Biology 4, Calc AB 3, Computer Science 3</p>

<p>Around 100-150 community service
Var Tennis/Badminton 2 years each
No involvement in clubs </p>

<p>First generation, divorced parents (immigrants, no college), low income

<p>Essays: Think it was pretty good after changing it around a few times; hardships in life and all that... I think strong essays will invoke emotions from the reader, so if you read your essay and feel sad or whatever - it is good</p>

<p>If I was didn't do much in HS and still got in, then I think everyone else has a good chance to get in</p>

<p>Rejected from: UCB, UCLA
Accepted to: UCSD, UCD, UCSB, UCI, UCSC</p>

<p>Applied for 2010:</p>

<p>GPA: 4.0 UW, forgot UC GPA
SAT I: 2040 (I don't think I broke 700 in anything)
SAT II: 770 bio, 7xx math
APs: at the time of application I had 4 - CalcAB (5), Biology (5), English (5), European History (5)</p>

<p>~200 hours of community service
Super active in 2/3 clubs, didn't do much else
First gen college student, ELC
Essays: They demonstrated I was a good writer, but I personally think the content sucked because I had no ECs to write about hahah.</p>

<p>Accepted everywhere but UCB, with scholarships from UCSD and UCD</p>

<p>4.40 weighted GPA
Captain of Speech and Debate Team
President of National Honor Society
29 ACT
640 US History
720 Spanish
700 World History</p>

<p>GPA: 4.0 UW, ~4.4-4.5 W
SAT I: 1810
SAT II: 630 History, 610 Math
APs: at the time of application I only had 2: US History (3), English Language (4)</p>

<p>~150 hours of community service
President of 2 clubs
First gen college student, ELC
Varisty sports for 2 years</p>

<p>Accepted to UCSD, UCLA, and USC and other lower tier UC's.</p>

<p>Thank you to those who are taking the time to answer my question! I truly appreciate it.</p>

<p>If anyone else wanted to post, please do! The more information the better.</p>