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UC Berkeley Fall 2021: Transfer Thread

Danbam23Danbam23 4 replies1 threads New Member
Hello everyone! I'm a new member here so still learning the hoops. I know the 2020 transfer waitlists are still occurring (good luck if you're on!) but I just wanted to get the ball rolling on a transfer thread for 2021 applicants.

Feel free to comment based on this template (obtained from UC Berkeley Fall 2019 and 2020 Thread):
[ *] Extracurriculars (place leadership in parenthesis):
[ *] Job/Work Experience:
[ *] Volunteer/Community service:
[ *] Personal Statement:

[ *] Applied for Financial Aid?:
[ *][ b] Intended Major [ /b]:
[ *] State (if domestic applicant):
[ *] Country (if international applicant):
[ *] School Type:
[ *] Gender:
[ *] Income Bracket:
[ *] Hooks (URM, first generation college, research, etc.):

[ *] Strengths:
[ *] Weaknesses:
Applying to what schools?

Good luck to everyone in this process (especially during these rather unprecedented times), and I look forward to seeing everyone's comments!
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  • Danbam23Danbam23 4 replies1 threads New Member
    @Ohm888 I hope this is an okay time to post this, please do let me know if this is bad timing! (much apologies if it is aha)
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  • Ohm888Ohm888 Forum Champion UC Transfers 2889 replies70 threads Forum Champion
    Yes. Thanks for starting it!
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  • blugoldangelblugoldangel 1 replies0 threads New Member
    Hi! I'm a new members as well and plan on transferring to UCB for Fall 2021!

    GPA: 4.0
    Major: Political Science

    Extra Curricular/Work: Campus Coordinator for 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidate, High School Language TA/Assistant
    Volunteer/Community Service: Presidential Candidate Grassroot volunteering, joined organizations in reaching out to potential voters.
    Personal Statements: currently writing them :smiley:

    Intended Major: Political Science
    State: Domestic
    School Type: CSU to UC (I rarely see threads about this so if anyone else is trying to transfer from a CSU or know someone who had, let me know!)
    Gender: Female

    Applying: UCB, UCSD, UCI, UCD, UCSB
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  • wardantrichwardantrich 2 replies1 threads New Member
    edited August 10
    GPA: 4.00/4.00
    Major GPA: 4.00/4.00
    UC GPA: 4.00/4.00

    [ *] Extracurriculars (place leadership in parenthesis): Astronomy Club (Researching Member), Phi Theta Kappa (Member), Mu Alpha Theta (Member), Stanford Summer Session (studied mathematics), Local Research Symposium Presenter x2, Honors Research Symposium Presenter / Mentor x2 (Held at UCB/Stanford)

    [ *] Job/Work Experience: Freelance web-development. Ran my own automated digital currency exchange business throughout highschool (not licensed).

    [ *] Volunteer/Community service: Assisted in setting up telescopes for and teaching visiting middle school students about astronomy.

    [ *] Personal Statement: Currently writing

    [ *] Applied for Financial Aid?: No
    [ *] Intended Major: Physics
    [ *] State (if domestic applicant): CA
    [ *] Country (if international applicant): United States
    [ *] School Type: California Community College
    [ *] Gender: Male
    [ *] Income Bracket: Upper Income
    [ *] Hooks (URM, first generation college, research, etc.): Research is mentioned in EC section.

    [ *] Strengths: Genuine lab research experience
    [ *] Weaknesses: Race (Caucasian)/ Gender (Male), relatively no work experience
    Applying to what schools?
    JHU, Yale, Brown, Columbia, Upenn, UCB, Cornell, UCLA, Rice, UMich, UCSB CCS, UCSB (TAP)

    Good luck everyone! Hopefully Berkeley is accommodating to those who were affected by the pandemic.
    edited August 10
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