Personal insight questions | UC Admissions

Amy Jarich, UC Berkeley's Assistant Vice Chancellor and Director of Undergraduate Admissions, says students should think of these as "personal statements," rather than essays. "Show us strong numbers, great courses, a good long list of solid extracurricular activities, but tell us how you used these opportunities to achieve what you did in your short 18 years," she says. But don't kill yourself over it. "I've been reading application essays for a long time. Most are in the middle: not great, not awful. Don't try to make this the essay that I remember at the end of year. Just make it the best story you can tell. What we're hoping to find, no matter how well you've done academically, is strength of character, motivation for service to others, and leadership."

Although the essay section will be optional for most test takers, UC will require it for admission
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Freshman: Personal insight questions | UC Admissions

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Last monthUC Office of Admissions announced that it would be modifying the undergraduate application for freshmen applying in the upcoming fall semesterreplacing the two essay prompts with eight new questions