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Discus: What Are My Chances?: February 2003 Archive: Can I Get into UCLA, UCSD, and Berkeley?
By Buc (Buc) on Saturday, February 15, 2003 - 06:39 pm: Edit

My stats are:
UW GPA - 3.97
UC GPA - don't know but prollie 4.29 or higher
Rank (10-12 grade) - top 7%
SAT I - 1270 (690 Math, 580 Verbal)
SAT II - 670 Writing, 690 Math IIc, 650 US History
good ECs and essay

so wat do u think my chances are?

By duh on Saturday, February 15, 2003 - 06:49 pm: Edit

It all depends... are you a resident or non-resident?

By wolfsterx on Saturday, February 15, 2003 - 06:53 pm: Edit

I have those same exact stats except my writing score is 10 points lower, my math 2 score is 90 points higher, and my sat is higher. If you're out-of-state, nope. If you're in-state, you have a hopeful chance. Applying to EECS?

By Buc (Buc) on Saturday, February 15, 2003 - 08:02 pm: Edit

I'm in-state and I'm applying to College of Arts and Science to all w/ a biochem major.

Also, my school is a new school yet it is a magnet school. Its API in California is the 2nd highest.

So wat school do you think I have the highest chance of getting into?

By Buc (Buc) on Saturday, February 15, 2003 - 08:10 pm: Edit

Since the UCs weigh a lot on senior schedules, here is mine.

1) AP Chemistry
2) AP Calculus
3) AP Literature
4) AP Biology
5) AP Government
6) French 4

I'm Viet. For mah essay, I wrote about my participation w/ a Buddhist temple and a nursing home.

Thanks y'all for your helpful opinions and advice.

By lol on Saturday, February 15, 2003 - 09:53 pm: Edit

I think that you have aabove-average chance of getting into all of the schools that you listed above. It all depends on your essay. UC's like when applicants write about the personal experiences that affect who they are.
I am also Vietnamese and also applied to UCSD and UCLA. Here is my stats:
Here are my stats: GPA: 4.0 UW, 4.9 W
SAT: 780 V 800 M
SATII's: 790 Writing, 800 Math IIC, 800 Physics, 800 Biology
AP's: Bio 5, Physics c 5, Statistics 5, US History 5, Spanish 4, Chem 5, World History 5, English Language 4, Computer Science 5, Cal BC 5
This year's courses:
Differentiation equations with linear equation ( taken at UCLA)
English 4 AP
US Government AP/economics AP
French AP
Environmental Science AP
Euro History AP
AP National Scholar
Volunteer at a hospital for almost 3 years
Varsity Tennis ( Won state championship 3 years straight)
Vietnamese Club( President)
Varsity soccer ( Captain)
Tutor Middle School students with math
Won state science fair
Wrote a book in Vietnamese and Spanish

By lol is gay on Saturday, February 15, 2003 - 10:33 pm: Edit

no one cares about u lol

By wolfsterx on Saturday, February 15, 2003 - 11:49 pm: Edit

Nice. I'm taking almost all the same classes as you Buc except that I have Human anatomy and linear algebra. If you are in-state, I think that you have a fair chance. Did you apply for the alumni scholarship?
I didn't know that the UCs weighed a lot on your senior schedule.. interesting...
Nevertheless, I think you have a shot considering your essay is good.
To you lol, I think the UCs will not take you too favorably because of tufts syndrome.

By Buc (Buc) on Saturday, February 15, 2003 - 11:56 pm: Edit

Nah, unfortunately, Berkeley sent me an email about it and I forgot to check it out. so I was pissed that I didn't applied for the alumni scholarship. But I just hope I can get in one of the 3 schools.

What are your stats wolfsterx?

By wolfsterx on Sunday, February 16, 2003 - 12:04 am: Edit

Sat: 1340 (M700,V640) (ya, ya..)
GPA: 3.71, UCGPA: ?
Writing: 660, Math 2C: 780, U.S.: umm.. checking..
No ranking system
4 years in marching band, concert band, jazz band, pep band.
9 APs (though it probably doesn't matter)
can't think of anymore..blah blah..

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