I got in with a 4.29 GPA (10-11 GPA), 3.7 GPA Unweighted, 2130 on SAT (590 CR, 740 MATH, 800 WR), Varsity Letter in Orchestra, a TON of volunteer hours, and participation in a ton of clubs. Also went to Peru for a week to volunteer. Attended a princeton summer program for JSA. Hopefully this gives hope or an idea for people trying to get in?
Do you think there's any chance I could get into Cal? I was recently accepted to UCSB and UCSD, but was rejected from UCLA:( I am a full IB student with a 3.85 unweighted and 4.75 weighted GPA. (If it helps, my SAT score was 1920 and my ACT composite was 25)
can i get into chemical engineering at cal with a 4.62 gpa and 3.94 unweighted? And i dont have any science related extracurriculars :( but i took regular chemistry in school and then Chemistry 110 at a community college. and im going to take a chemistry subject test later! and im not on robotics or anything. Im just involved in community service.
Any in-state applicant with your academic credentials should get admitted - chances 75%. Even if you were out of state your chances would be good - say 60%. Generally state universities accept applicants into a specific college, such as science & engineering. Enrolled students apply for acceptance into their declared major after Freshman year.
I just moved from Australia at the start of my Junior year. Because of this, i was not able to take any AP classes from Freshman to Junior year. Will this hurt me in my chances to applying to more elite schools? P.S. I was in a Selective School in Sydney, which is equivalent to a Magnet School. Thanks :)
I have a 4.42 weighted and a 3.8947 unweighted gpa. I rank 6 out of 482. I have a 800 on critical reading and a 610 on both math and writing. I have a composite 29 for my ACTs with a 28 for english, a 24 for math, a 34 for reading, and a 28 for science. By the end of my senior year I will have taken 11/13 AP classes offered at my school. 2 years of student government. 2 years of varsity/competitive club volleyball (an unfortunate injury pretty much ended my possibility of playing). Junior class vice president. Student body president as a senior. 4 year member of csf. A lot of outside volunteer work. Member of freshman link crew/ student senate. Involved in a couple other clubs, including our breast cancer awareness club. What are my chances of getting into Berkeley as a political science major?
I would say you have a pretty good chance of getting in.
Since you are from California, you should get in - chances 70%.
I have a 4.391 weighted and 3.641 unweighted gpa. Ranked 15 out of 449(top 5%). 610 critical reading, 680 math, 690 writing on SAT. At the end of my senior year I will have taken 7 AP courses(World history, US history, Eng lang, chemistry, Eng lit, physics, government) and 8 honors courses. I am graduating with an advanced honors diploma. Have done 4 years of varsity swimming(qualified for 3+ regional events), 2 years of interact club, 2 years of NHS, 1 year political science club, have attended a few state/local conferences. Have two good recommendations. What are my chances of getting accepted into Berkeley as a physics major?
Plz chance me.
Chance me please!
Please chance me :)
What could I brush up in to have a better chance of being admitted into Berkeley?
Take SAT subject tests
Chance me please.
I think you have a pretty good chance for each of the colleges you're applying to (75 plus percent). Nice to see that you're interested in Aerospace Engineering as well. If by coincidence we both get accepted to UMich/Berkeley and go into Aerospace Engineering, it'd be pretty cool to meet each other! Good Luck! :D
Chances for me getting in Berkeley? I'm out of state.
If you can then, please return the favor.
You have a good chance of getting into Berkeley. However, you will need to boost your ACT to 33 for consideration at Northwestern.
You're Hispanic and you've got good numbers. You're non-traditional approach to class taking can definitely be a help because of your ambition to advance yourself, I'd say right now you'd be looking at 60-75% chance.
I'm only suggesting this because you haven't said in your profile, but you should take SAT Subject tests in Math II and a Science (Physics or Chem would be good) if you want to be an absolute shoo in.
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Got rejected from UCLA and waitlisted at UC San Diego, but for some reason accepted to Berkeley....what's up with that?
It's because they're all UC schools, and believe it or not, they have a tradeoff system. Get into one, probably not going to get into another one.
Is your high school in Northern California?
uc san diego has similar data as CAL, its really not that odd...
Son didn't get in either and thought he was also a shoe-in. Lousy year for UC admittance for lots of very capable kids.
Thought I was a shoe in (my teachers thought I'd get in too) got rejected and a guy with the same schedule, nearly identical test scores (mine are higher), and a much lower gpa got accepted to the major I applied to. The big dif between us? He has a year of mediocrity as JSA prez under his belt. fml
Got canned at UCLA on Friday. Drat. But think I did not miss the cut by much. Its a very hard year to get into these schools. So I'm pulling hard for Berkeley on the 24th! I've heard that many get accepted or rejected by Berkeley or UCLA, but few get into both. Wonder if that is myth or reality? Hmm we will see....
I've heard of people getting into both...
I got into UCB but not UCLA.
I Got into both
Despite all the bad things that are said about it, I would have loved to go here. If I hadn't been bound to a school by an Early Decision contract, I would have absolutely kept my app in. Heck, even if I would've been forced to take out a loan to pay for it, I still would have strongly considered attending... Eh. Maybe grad school.
Anyway, moral of the story: Cal is super awesome, please apply there, don't let financial concerns motivate your decisions throughout the application process, etc.
oh just for future info, Berkeley Regents covers EFC
Thank you for responding. I realized after I submitted this question that I had made a typo with my SAT score and written a 75 instead of a 750 so my percent was about 14. Also, my school doesn't rank people and according to my counselors that looked good because it says that mys school is very good and there are many intelligent people
Why are my chances so low compared to everyone else who got accepted according to this website? i feel like my gpa and sat scores are about the same or higher. and i do have many extra curriculars and community service
I would not say that at 75% approx your chances are low...this school only accepts 20 to 25% of those that apply. However one small factor may be the "not ranked" button on your profile. Try changing that to what you estimate your rank would be if they did that and it might be closer. UC's love the top ranks. Best of luck, think you are probably getting in there :)
I have a low SAT score, but a high gpa at 4.12. I also think my personal essay is exceptionsl. What are my chances? The SAT score is a 1570.
Totally depends on who the competition is from your high school. If you are among the top people stat wise from your high school you might be OK.
1810 SAT, 4.4 UC College GPA, 6,000 extracurriculars and 600 community service hours... plus I founded and lead my school music club.... seems my SATs may be the one thing holding me back... what do you guys think?
Even with the low SAT score, which I agree is probably the one thing holding you back, you still have a good shot. Have a look at the scatterplot (custom filtered to zoom in on your 'range'): college.mychances.net/analy...
You're almost definitely in - you have a very high GPA, impressive rank (you're ELC, right?), and your SAT score isn't going to hold you back. I hate to use anecdotal evidence, but of my friends who got into Cal last year, 2/4 had SAT scores less than 1800 (and by lower I mean between 1600-1700).
Best of luck!
Actually, yeah. I originally forgot to add an in-state filter. Now if you look at the 4.4 weighted GPA part of the graph, it looks much better for Nerris: college.mychances.net/analy...
does berkeley accept people from out of state often? im from tx.
nice!!!!!!!!! congrats :D
you don't need to have a perfect SAT to get into Berkeley! I got in with a 1990 [albeit spring semester...but still!] [=
Stanford considers highly of URMs, while Berkeley by CA law cannot consider race as a factor. So that might be possible reason...
I got into Stanford and didnt get into Berkeley, thats such garbage!
Engineering majors have a very touch time with the admissions in Berkeley, Especially if you're not ELC.
They should isolate the college of Chem and college of Engineering from the college of L&S on this site, there is quite a gap between the admits of these colleges.
Got REJECTED Today. Oh well, who needs round-the-clock left wing propaganda? NOT ME!
O no lol i don't think so, i'm a junior and they've sent me 4 emails on two different accounts today, i think its the same stuff as what you're talking about.
I'm getting emails and pamphlets from UC Berkeley, and messages on my Zinch account, so they know my stats, but on here (with my stats on here) it says I have less than a 5% chance of getting in. Does their interest in you based on sending info to apply increase your chances?
If you apply engineering, it will definitely hurt your chances. Berkeley Engineering is very competitive.
However, arts and sciences majors won't hurt your chances.
I don't think so, unfortunately. I got an email inviting me to apply for that scholarship even though I am a borderline "augmented review" student.
If you recieve an email that recommends you apply to a leadership scholarship offered by alumni of the university, does this mean they are favoring you?
As far as Arts&sciences go, major does not matter.
I remember reading a little blurb on berkeley engineering site that biomed engineering is hardest. Usually, engineering majors affect ur chance but not A&S
You should easily get into ucsd. My GPA and SAT are about the same, so we're in the same boat. By the time you apply, the economy should be better, so you should have an 80%+ chance of berkeley or LA. Plus, your SATs should improve over the next 2 years.
does anyone happen to have the admission stats by major? For example...Anthropology 30 applied 10 accepted. Like that..thanks!
Hi im a soph, and after seeing my chances and the like, i am really feeling better. i mean, after reading all those news articles about how it is impossible to get into a good school, i was kind of worried
A sophomore? Good for you starting so early on the app process.
hi, im a sophomore. i was wondering if i could get into berkeley or ucla or ucsd with a 4.1 GPA, 2100 SAT, and pretty good extracirriculars
so excited about Berkeley yeaa
The other UC's say I have %50 while this one tells me I have %95!? That's bizarre. O.O (But who's complaining?) lol
esa.aly, good to hear that we predicted you would get in, and you did!
MyChances gave me 64.1% chance. I got into Berkeley.
should i apply with a 65% chance?
Does mychances calculate percentages separately for in state vs. out-of-state? It seems that everything is lumped together, which really overestimates for OOS since both the requirements are higher and the sample size is much smaller.
I just finished my first year at Berkeley and I belonged from the moment I set foot on campus! Some things don't show up on forms and a had some cool EC's. My essays, in retrospect, were tailor made for Berkeley. I did not consciously tailor them though--kinda makes it an bonafide fit, I think!
Hope you get in - let us know if you do!
I visited it during winter break, and well, its the most amazing school EVER. :)