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Chance a nervous senior for UCB?

bruh420bruh420 10 replies1 threads New Member
Major : Mechanical Engineering

Academic stats:

UC Unweighted GPA: 4.0
Fully Weighted GPA: 4.53
UC Fully Weighted GPA: 4.77
Eligibility in Local Context?: Yes

Rank: 3/ ~165
Comments about course load (including senior year): 6 APs out of 7 classes total senior year, Cannot take AP classes until junior year at my school, Loaded up with honors & accelerated classes where APs weren't available.
SAT (total and sections): N/A
ACT (total and sections): 36 (35 Math, 36 Reading, 36 Grammar, 36 Science)
SAT Subject Tests (if any): 800 - Math II, 700 - Physics
AP exams (scores in parentheses): APUSH(5), Lang(4), Lit(Planned), Physics C(Planned), Calculus AB(Planned), Spanish Lang(Planned), Macroeconomics(Planned), Biology(Planned)
IB exams (score in parentheses): N/A
Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.): Eagle Scout

Subjective:

For the following, indicate level of recognition or award (e.g. local, state, national, international) and/or leadership roles:
Extracurriculars: Mock Trial Club Captain, Model UN delegate, , 3 years Student Government, 3 years Varsity Track & Field, 6 years playing Tenor Sax
Job/Work Experience: Courtesy Clerk @ Local Supermarket
Volunteer/Community service: 200+ hours tutoring underprivileged and special needs students
Summer Activities: N/A

Essays :
- Discovering a love for engineering at a young age & fostering that love as I grew up
- Experiences tutoring special ed children in low-income areas, specifically in math/science
- Overcoming PTSD from the Gilroy Garlic Festival Shooting
- Learning to adapt after half of my school's campus burned down in a wildfire

Demographics

State (if domestic applicant): In-State
High school type: Small, religious, competitive private school

Gender: Male

Applied for financial aid?: No
Highest level of parent education: Bachelor's Degree
Living with both, one, or no parents?: Both

Reflection

Strengths: Essays + Stats
Weaknesses: ECs related specifically to my major (Like robotics), Nationally-recognized ECs
Why you think you were accepted/waitlisted/rejected: Essays + Stats (Especially in comparison to other engineering majors from my school)
Where else were you accepted/waitlisted/rejected:
Accepted: Cal Poly SLO, UCSB (Regents), UCD (Regents), UCSD (Regents)
Waitlisted: N/A
Rejected: N/A

Waiting: UC Berkeley
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