College Admissions Info

Amherst College, ‘20
BA, Law and Legal Studies

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Los Angeles , California , South Korea
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 5 schools
Accepted At: Amherst, UC Berkeley, UCLA, UCSD, UCSB
Denied At:
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Korean

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1550
Highest SAT: 2290
SAT Prep:
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 5%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization, Chess
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College Application Essays

Father broke the deafening silence. I’d been preparing for this all my life. “Why?” he asked with intimidating calm. I’d always been an obedient church-goer. Every Sunday morning, I would head out to church with my family, returning home in the afternoon, despising everything for the rest of the day. I don’t share my father’s religious views; I’m an atheist. Yet until last year, I kept my atheism secret because I felt like I was...

Supplemental Essay: Strong beliefs/principles
768 Words
The instructor said, Go home and write a page tonight. And let that page come out of you— Then, it will be true. —"Theme for English B" by Langston Hughes The beauty of adversity is that it’s universal, and that its ubiquity sprouts connections. Meeting next month’s rent is an obligation to tenants of any race, religion, or sexuality. The troubled yet familiar look, of eyes overworked from the strenuous effort to hide pain, and the mind shaken...

College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
89 Words
I would seek fastidious counsel regarding my application from someone who has both gone through the rigorous college application process and care about my future endeavors. There's...