oliverc12
oliverc12,
Dartmouth ‘18
B.A., Chinese Language and Literature, , Economics
Features Included
3
Essays
5
Schools
17
Scores
5
Advice
3
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Murrieta, California
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Irvine (Irvine, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - Riverside (Riverside, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
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Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)

Applied for a B.A. in Chinese Language and Literature

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Parent

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
655 Words
Family background
“3, 2, 1, Action.” With my parents seated in the directors’ chairs, the camera begins to roll; filming has resumed. In this scene, I tackle an exam in my AP Physics class, the most challenging course I have yet taken in my high school career. The result is terrible, and I trudge home despondently. “Cut!” In response to the sharp interjection, I stop acting, and the camera stops rolling. “What a poor performance.” Ashamed, I face the directors, head hung low. A moment...
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Supplemental Essay Strong beliefs/principles
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Additional Essay Details
147 Words
I was once a slave to Victory. Winning was my only motivation, my sole source of satisfaction, and losing always brought dejection and despondency. This changed, however, when I met Tennis. When I was first introduced to the sport in freshman year, I improved rapidly. I became good enough to play on the varsity team sophomore year, but this was where I hit a ceiling. Victory left me. Week after week, I lost to players that were quicker, stronger, fitter,...
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General Admissions Advice

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
5 Words
Dartmouth Outing...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
2 Words
Volunteering,...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
3 Words
Quiet...
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Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
9 Words
Did both, apply...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
3 Words
Undergraduate...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.5
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2270
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1550
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details13 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTennis

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesCommunity Cleanup / Service, National Honor Society, Culinary

Experience & Awards

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