College Admissions Info

Princeton University, ‘20
BS, Economics

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I think, therefore I am.
From: Los Alamitos , California
Gender: Male
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 15+ schools
Accepted At: Princeton, Williams, Northwestern, UC Berkeley, UCLA, USC, UC Irvine, UCSD
Denied At:
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Korean, Japanese

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1570
Highest SAT: 2320
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 1%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Model Congress / Model UN, Church, Science Club/Team, Math Team, Quiz Bowl/Academic Bowl, Tutoring/Mentoring, Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band
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College Application Essays

I am not of this earth. My father sent me here to bring honor to the House of Dar by establishing our kind in human society and bringing home its wisdoms. Previous excursions to the planet had brought tales of beings of legendary might, and I was expected to become a venerated leader for Earthlings to believe in… I have always wanted to be a superhero. Ever since childhood, when I would devour the brightly colored pages of a comic...

Supplemental Essay: Using a metaphor
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“Since the science of economics is primarily a set of tools, as opposed to a subject matter, then no subject, however offbeat, need be beyond its reach.” Steven D. Levitt, Freakonomics “If you throw me from the window, I will leave a grieving wife. Bring me back, but in the door, and You'll see someone giving life!” The answer to this deceptive riddle is simple: the letter “n”. Yet, by the time I split the word “window” in two, the...

Additional Essay Details:
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Prepare drafts early, and keep showing them to your peers/teachers to weed out any mistakes/account for different perspectives when shaping your essays.

College Admissions Advice

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
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I conducted interviews with Harvard, Brown, MIT, and Princeton. At these interviews, I would recommend keeping relaxed. It is important to appear genuine,...

My advice about getting recommenders
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Choose recommenders that know you well, but also make sure these recommenders can write about you well....