College Admissions Info

jfastow
jfastow
Dartmouth College, ‘18
BA, Economics, Chinese Language and Literature

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • 1 supplemental essays
  • 2 advice topics

Student Background

Hey, I'm currently a sophomore at Dartmouth College studying Economics and Chinese. I'm interested in all things international business, medicine, and global affairs.
From: Houston
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Grandparent
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 2 schools
Accepted At: Dartmouth, UChicago
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Hebrew, Mandarin

Test Scores

2350
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1580
Highest SAT: 2350
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High School Performance

4.00
GPA
Top 5%
Rank
High School Type: Other Private
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Swimming/Diving
Extracurricular Activities: Student Council / Government, Quiz Bowl/Academic Bowl, Model Congress / Model UN, Mathematics, Engineering, Science, and Achievement (MESA)
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College Application Essays

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
202 Words
Why are you drawn to the area(s) of study you indicated in our Member Section, earlier in this application? If you are “undecided” or not sure which Brown concentrations match your interests, consider describing more generally the academic topics or modes of thought that engage you currently. (150 word limit) To many, the bridge spanning the worlds of mathematics and music may seem, if not narrow and tenuous, than perhaps strained and artificial. Really, how much does pure mathematics illuminate...





College Admissions Advice

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
58 Words
Do something you truly love to do -- or think you love to do -- not something...





What set me apart from other applicants
128 Words
I focused on being the applicant that does everything well, not the one who is exceptional at one particular activity and mediocre at the rest. During high school, I devoted nearly equal time to three main extracurricular activities:...