duansquared
duansquared,
Dickinson ‘19
B.A., Psychology, , Film and Video Studies
Born in NYC. Attended Taipei American School in Taiwan.
Features Included
3
Essays
2
Schools
6
Scores
5
Advice
5
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Taipei, Taiwan
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin, Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Fordham University (New York, NY)
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Dickinson College (Carlisle, PA)

Applied for a B.A. in Psychology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Q: Describe a place or environment where you are perfectly content. What do you do or experience there, and why is it meaningful to you? I stop in front of the doors and enter my meditation state. I can’t see or hear anything. Images of the day’s events flash through my mind, all my problems and stressful worries. That one question on that math quiz during first period, that psychology essay I haven’t started writing, and that...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
701 Words
Hiking clears my mind. I feel the fresh air blowing through my hair, the plants swaying in the soothing mountain breeze, and the sun beating down on my sweat covered skin. My footsteps become in sync with my friends’ footsteps as we tread along the rocky steps. I greet other hikers when we past one another. With each step, I feel my body relax. With each step, I leave behind the concrete jungle city. Hiking not only clears my mind...
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Additional Essay Details
5 Words
Application for Dickinson College's supplement.
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General Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
19 Words
Choose a balance of teachers/coaches...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
73 Words
I've interviewed with Dickinson College, Hamilton College, Hobart and William Smith College, and Union College. My advice would be to first interview...
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5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
18 Words
Liberal, daring (to try out...
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Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
47 Words
I almost hired a private admissions counselor but then decided not to. The cost...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
71 Words
Carlisle is a small town located in Pennsylvania. I love the location because we are 1.5-3 hrs away from DC, Philadelphia,...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.70
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 25%
 
High School TypeInternational
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Low at first but improved
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1810
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1290
Other SAT Scores
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details1 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesSchool Theater/Plays, Film, Broadcast Journalism / Media / Television, Choir, Big Brother/Big Sister

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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