College Admissions Info

Emory University, ‘17
BBA, Finance, Biology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Princeton Junction , New Jersey
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 4 schools
Accepted At: Rutgers, Case, Villanova, Emory
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Mandarin

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1460
Highest SAT: 2090

High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Low at first but improved

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Cross Country , Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: National Honor Society
How Spent Summers:
Volunteer Experiences:
Awards Received:

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Childhood memory
517 Words
As I sat on my grandparents’ couch, I watched, in a detached manner as my grandfather yelled at my sister and me, accusing us of stealing an outlandish sum of money from him. Why am I even here? I noticed the fierce anger in his eyes, the crumbs of his leftover meal flying out of his mouth, and his finger wildly pointing at us. As he screamed in disgust, my sister broke out into tears from the barrage of accusations....

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
252 Words
When I visited Emory University, I looked for qualities that would allow me to excel at my interest in biology while being an active student on campus. Built off of the tradition of excellence in education, Emory University is a highly recognized institution. The students respect the tradition which gives Emory University its reputation and focus their dedication in the classroom. During my recruit visit, I noticed how forward-thinking and respectful the students are. Although the members of the cross...

College Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
30 Words
Enjoyed the team culture during my recruit visit combined...

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
25 Words
I was recruited to the Men's Varsity Cross...

My favorite course thus far, and why
30 Words
Intro to Bioethics. This was a small, discussion based...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
29 Words
Try and see what volunteer opportunities you can partake...

My advice about getting recommenders
39 Words
Approach the teacher or person who you want to write your recommendation...