nanita
nanita,
Princeton ‘18
B.A., Psychology
Questbridge scholar and freshman at Princeton University who is indecisive and loves skiing, eating, singing, and trying new things.
Features Included
3
Essays
5
Schools
15
Scores
5
Advice
2
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Santa Fe, New Mexico
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Korean, Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
  • Oberlin College (Oberlin, OH)
  • Emory University (Atlanta, GA)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
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Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)

Applied for a B.A. in Psychology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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"Nana, do you want a baby brother?" My answer for the past two years had always been no, but my parents never listened. The day I fractured my wrist, the day my sister Ramona threw up from drinking too many slushies and needed my attention because no one else was home, my brother was born. The irony was too obvious; I concluded that I had inherited an ounce of bad fate. My belief was bolstered a couple years later, when...
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Supplemental Essay Scholarship application
29 Words
This is a supplemental essay I wrote for the Danforth scholarship application at Washington University in St. Louis. The prompt was to propose a program with a budget of $10,000.
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Additional Essay Details
712 Words
By kindergarten, I was dancing to Vivaldi’s Four Seasons and singing “Libiamo ne' lieti calici” on top of my sofa. During elementary school, I taught myself piano and sang everywhere—including the bathroom and school playground. When I was bullied, I sang. When my parents fought, I embraced my mp3 player. Coming from a low-income immigrant family, I initially struggled with communication and concepts that teachers taught to me. While I could not understand my teachers’ explanations, I could...
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General Admissions Advice

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
147 Words
From my experiences, the interviews did not seem to play a very large role in the application process; rather, they were more of a way to just get familiarized with the schools a little better through discussions with alumni. One of my favorite interviews...
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My advice about getting recommenders
65 Words
I asked my math and English teachers to write my recommendations. For your recommendations, you don't have to choose teachers...
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My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
41 Words
I am currently a part of an a capella group, a dance...
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Post-college plans
14 Words
I'm planning to take...
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What set me apart from other applicants
161 Words
I think that most of my extracurricular activities weren't anything noteworthy, and I didn't have any "prestigious" awards that a few people had told me that I would need to have a shot at college. The thing that set me apart was probably my common app essay, which...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.50
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypeReligious
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2350
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1580
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details10 classes and scores

Sports

SportsGolf

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesSchool Band, Science Club/Team
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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