nathanchoe
nathanchoe,
JHU ‘15
B.A., Economics
I am a senior at Johns Hopkins University originally from Los Angeles.
Features Included
5
Essays
10
Schools
5
Scores
6
Advice
3
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Los Angeles, California
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision, Transfer
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken Korean, Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Pomona College (Claremont, CA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
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Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)

Applied for a B.A. in Economics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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I was going to meet President Barack Obama. After countless hours on his campaign and connections through my political internships, I stood in line to meet the leader of the free world. As he approached me, my mind went blank; I wasn’t nervous, but the sheer magnitude of what was about to occur had me stunned. “Hi, I’m going to be President one day,” I managed to blurt out. He nodded his head, smiled, and shook my hand. ...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
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Johns Hopkins Question: "Why us?" “We don’t have the time to go over that,” my economics professor told me. “We have so much left to cover!” I felt defeated. I wasn’t trying to hinder the progress of the class; I just wanted more information. I patiently waited until the end of the class and approached the teacher with my question. “Don’t worry about that, Nathan,” he replied. “Nothing like that will be on the test.” I definitely...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
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Cornell Question: "Why us?" As a little kid, my parents' friends would ask me what I wanted to be when I grew up. "President!" I would respond with a toothy grin. When they laughed and asked why, I told them, "Because I like being loud, right and in charge!” bringing more laughter. They would pat my naïve, little head and I would flash them a sly smile and run off. Now that I am an adult, however, I still...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
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UPenn Question: "Ben Franklin once said, 'All mankind is divided into three classes: those that are immovable, those that are movable, and those that move.' Which are you?" People often find themselves constrained by the choices they make; choosing to do one thing means choosing not to do another. When it comes to choosing a major, I find myself to be one of those people. As a transfer student, even though I have a broad range of interests, I...
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Additional Essay Details
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Think of a central message you want to relay with your essays, something that you need the schools to understand about you. When you read through your essays, you should be able to see how each essay adds to that theme. Admissions officers read a ton of applications, but if your message shines bright through your essays, it will stick with them.
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General Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
52 Words
Doing an activity that you don't like doing, just for the sake of college, is a...
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What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
65 Words
Everyone knows that Johns Hopkins University is cutthroat. Or at least, that's what everyone thinks. Try straying away from how...
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My advice about getting recommenders
57 Words
Make sure to know the teachers you're getting a letter of recommendation from. If you feel like...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
50 Words
Johns Hopkins University was not going to be easy. Unlike other schools with grade inflation,...
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What I’d change about my application process
60 Words
Something I wish I would have done is write down exactly what I wanted to get across in...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
59 Words
Interviewers come in with only a couple questions, which is why you should do your best to just...
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High School Performance

GPA
4.00
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
34
 
ACT Score Details
 
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details2 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTennis

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesStudent Council / Government, Key Club, Model Congress / Model UN
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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