If so, what are they and how do they fit into your schedule?
UC Berkeley, UCLA, UC Irvine, UC San Diego, and UC Santa Barbara are all ranked in the top 75 national universities.
The flagship institution, UC Berkeley, is the oldest institution of the University of California universities, all of which are public research universities.
The campus is located in beautiful northern California, and encompasses 1232 acres, though only about 178 are occupied by the central campus (the rest include various laboratories and institutes, museums, an 800-acre ecological preserve, and a botanical garden).
Berkeley is known to have a diverse student body as well and holds a long-standing sports rivalry with Stanford.
You don’t necessarily have to be recognized or have received awards for your talent (although if you did and you want to talk about, feel free to do so). Does the talent come naturally or have you worked hard to develop this skill or talent?
Does your talent or skill allow you opportunities inside or outside the classroom?What personal characteristics or skills did you call on to overcome this challenge?How did overcoming this barrier help shape who are you today?It is particularly well known in science and especially chemistry, claiming 16 of the periodic table’s elements (including number 97, the eponymous Berkelium) and 72 Nobel Prizes.Berkeley’s 106 bachelor’s majors are offered across 7 colleges and schools, and the most popular majors are Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS), Political Science, Molecular and Cell Biology, Environmental Science, and Economics.And your leadership role doesn’t necessarily have to be limited to school activities.For example, do you help out or take care of your family? Do you have a creative skill that is important to you? If you used creativity to solve a problem, what was your solution? How does your creativity influence your decisions inside or outside the classroom?Every person has a creative side, and it can be expressed in many ways: problem solving, original and innovative thinking, and artistically, to name a few. Does your creativity relate to your major or a future career?If there’s a talent or skill that you’re proud of, this is the time to share it.A challenge could be personal, or something you have faced in your community or school. This is a good opportunity to talk about any obstacles you’ve faced and what you’ve learned from the experience.Did you have support from someone else or did you handle it alone?