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Chance to UCB??

lisaloverboylisaloverboy Registered User Posts: 21 New Member
I am a transfer student from california community college.

My GPA is 4.0, and I am in Sociology major.
Not many Xtra activities, but I've been working since I entered to the college.

I have one "C" from a non transferrable course. (So it did not actually affect my overall GPA, but it is shown on my official transcript.)
And I don't think my personal statements are good.

What do you think??
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Replies to: Chance to UCB??

  • laurenrlaurenr Registered User Posts: 106 Junior Member
    Hi Lisa,

    I've been wondering the same thing. I hope you don't mind me posting here and asking what my chances are too. From what people say GPA is what they're looking for the most and a 4.0 is great! I wonder how much the other things they look for weigh in. I am also a sociology major and I've been told it's really competitive, which makes me worry. Unlike you, my GPA is 3.56, so I worry about that. I will have my AA at the end of this semester, and I also hold an AA from another school, but in photography only. I mentored for a middle school, and volunteered as a marketing associate for a non-profit photo book and have been an assistant underwriter for about 8 years now. I also did school paper, peer tutor and a vocational work experience program in HS. Again, my GPA is not THAT high. Our applications together would look great. I'm not sure how great personal statements are and I have only taken one sociology course, but many other humanities course, which I think benefit the sociology major. I dunno...

    Can anyone give Lisa and me some input?? Pretty please?
  • ShrinkrapShrinkrap Registered User Posts: 11,788 Senior Member
    Are you sure your in the right subforum? This is for folks graduating Berkley in 09.

    The UC transfer forum,

    http://talk.collegeconfidential.com/uc-transfers/

    or the Berkley 2012 forum, or

    http://talk.collegeconfidential.com/berkeley-2012/

    or the official UC chance me threads

    http://talk.collegeconfidential.com/university-california-general/420932-official-uc-chance-thread.html


    get a lot more action.
  • laurenrlaurenr Registered User Posts: 106 Junior Member
    ah. Thanks! I'll try reposting somewhere else.
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