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I wish they had a picture from the front. He looks fineeeeee...
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Kocky pay that no mind.....
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sheesh he looks 30

I just read a lil more... uc Berkeley and Georgetown waitlisted him....?Ermm Someone with a 5.0 and 2100?
Now I'm wondering what his classes were too..

What are his goals?
Eta.. aaaand basketball, baseball mvp.. and plays trumpet and horn???
Ive met ppl with way less that got into uc Berkeley..


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Originally posted by SamoneLenior SamoneLenior wrote:




Oh, ok, I changed my mind. Well at least he's smart, lol
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Originally posted by coconess coconess wrote:

Originally posted by mizzsandra00 mizzsandra00 wrote:

...Lord I hope the white women don't get him.

I was wondering about this...

I was gonna say I'd talk to him cus his future is bright and he's close and I hope he doesn't go far for school..
But then I started thinkin about all the whites that will be swarming around his testicles Ouch

Stay strong Akinde


These white women don't care about looks.....he finna get tooken
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the Rastafarian thing gives me some faith that he'll prefer a strong black woman..
Probably natural... 
I got a few friends for him.. 
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QuestionI was also wondering why UC Berkeley would waitlist someone with those stats. Perhaps to make sure all the whites get in first before letting blacks in?

That reminds me of the Rule Of Three that I learned in African American studies class: back in the early 20's, white officials would hire a white person who scored second or third, over a black who scored FIRST place, for a government job. And when a black was hired, it was usually unskilled job, thus perpetrating the idea that blacks can only do menial jobs.
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I read in another interview that he is unsure between pre-law or pre-medSmile



eta: I guess he got no scholarships... he created a page asking for donations to pay for his tuition

http://www.gofundme.com/85lma0


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Keep in mind that UC Berkeley receives far more applications than it can admit. Consequently, to gain admission, you need to present an academic profile much stronger than that represented by the minimum University of California admissionrequirements.

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Freshmen 
* Based on Office of Undergraduate Admissions data; enrollment estimate as of 4/15/13.
GPA3.90 (unweighted)
4.37 (weighted)
ACT (25th & 75th percentiles)29-34
SAT Math (25th & 75th percentiles)660-770
SAT Reading (25th & 75th percentiles)630-740
SAT Writing (25th & 75th percentiles)640-760
 2013  2012  
*Based on Office of Undergraduate Admissions freshman data as of 6/8/13.
 ApplicationsAdmits%ApplicationsAdmits%
Total: Freshman67,70114,15820.9%61,69513,03721.1%
Fall 11,94517.6% 10,89617.7%
Spring 2,213  2,141 
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*Based on Office of Undergraduate Admissions freshman data as of 7/30/13.
Admits/Apps9,124 / 42,5483,341 / 13,8561,647 / 11,288 
Admit Rate21.4%24.1%14.6%
Avg. GPA Apps3.603.73.69
Avg. GPA Admit3.893.923.9
Avg. SAT Apps183919851980
Avg. SAT Admit204421412132
Avg. ACT Apps273028
Avg. ACT Admit303331
Transfer 
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College GPA3.77
 2013  2012  
*Based on Office of Undergraduate Admissions freshman data as of 7/30/13.
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Total: Transfers15,9893,91624.5%15,7453,81924.3%
Fall 3,396  3,391 
Spring 520  428 

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