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Please, chance a hopeful UC Berkeley class of 2017 applicant

bball94kidbball94kid Registered User Posts: 40 Junior Member
Thank you so much for helping me! Any feedback would be great!
Public School in NJ: 700 students
UW GPA: 3.84
W GPA: 4.09
UC GPA: 4.07

SAT: Math=710 CR= 650 W= 670 TOTAL: 2030

AP Tests: 5: Micro
4: Environmental

9-11th grade: 4 Honors courses
2 AP Courses

12th Schedule: AP Calc, AP GovPol, AP Macro, Honors Lit 4, Human Development or AP Psych, Academic Internship Program

*Concussions forced me to have to take a less demanding schedule (constant headaches, memory, concentration). My concussive syndrome improves every year though. **Explained in additional information on Common App*8

Essays: 8.5/10

Recommendations: 9.5/10


PACERF: Protecting Students from Concussion through Edu. Research. Fund.
- President and Founder
- Numerous lectures at school,small sports events,liaison for concussed students
- 10th, 11th, 12th
Hunterdon Medical Center Hospital: Fundraising
- Director of Student Involvement
- Created many successful fundraisers + website
- 11th, 12th
Somerset Therapeutic
- One on One mentor for a child with autism. Taught him basketball and life skills
- 2 hours/week for 10 weeks + still in contact with him
Roberto's Kids
- Collected thousands of dollars worth of equipment and sent to P.R
Dream Elite Basketball
- General Manager for travel high school basketball team
- 10th, 11th, 12th
- 10th, 11th, 12th
- Two summer internships
- Financial firm internship in senior year
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Replies to: Please, chance a hopeful UC Berkeley class of 2017 applicant

  • ucbalumnusucbalumnus Registered User Posts: 73,029 Senior Member
    Can you pay full out-of-state price, or close to it? Berkeley does not give much financial aid to out-of-state students (check the net price calculator). Merit scholarships are not that big, except for the Drake scholarship for mechanical engineering majors which likely needs higher stats than yours.
  • bball94kidbball94kid Registered User Posts: 40 Junior Member
    I will be paying in full, not applying for financial aid. Will that help my chances?
  • Ankur1521Ankur1521 Registered User Posts: 1,024 Senior Member
    2017, ***, already? Man, i'm old.
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