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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,


    or the Berkley 2012 forum, or


    or the official UC chance me threads


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