College Admissions Info

Carleton College, ‘16
BA, Computer Science

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Personal statement

Student Background

Quang Tran
From: Moscow , Minnesota
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 13 schools
Accepted At: Carleton, Wake Forest, IWU, Trinity, W&L U, Bucknell, Richmond, BU, ConnCollege, UConn
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Vietnamese, Russian

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1420
Highest SAT: 2020

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 5%
High School Type: Public
Academic Performance in High School: Low at first but improved

Extracurriculars & Awards

None reported

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Career aspirations
537 Words
“Today’s gain is approximately seven percent”, I summed up. It was three years ago on a Friday evening, when NYSE and NASDAQ were closed until Monday. Browsing through the business world’s news, I jotted down patiently all risky stocks with big potential payoffs, and worked out a trading strategy for the next week. The deep night, eyes tired of reading the screen, I turned off the laptop and opened the window. In the fresh air, I took a...

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