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Dartmouth18
Dartmouth18
Dartmouth College ‘18
BA, Economics, Economics and Econometrics

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Dartmouth Class of 2018 College Student
From: Toronto , Canada
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 1 school
Accepted At: Dartmouth
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Mandarin

Test Scores

2350
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1580
Highest SAT: 2350
SAT Prep:
SAT IIs:

High School Performance

Top 5%
Rank
High School Type: Magnet
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Low at first but improved
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Debate Club/Team, Athletics Organization, DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America)
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Work:
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College Application Essays

Jerry, get ready. They’re waiting for you to speak. As I walked through the cafeteria’s double doors to make my final annual presentation for our school’s debate club, I could not have been simultaneously more and less prepared. As a sophomore, I had given the speech to less than fifty people in one small, cramped room. This year, a cool two hundred packed the cafeteria, eager to hear my address. The pitch itself was as lucid as...









Supplemental Essay: Amusing anecdote
256 Words
“From Toronto, Canada, Jerry Peng!” Receiving a medal on stage in front of thousands of equally talented, screaming high school students showed me that meaningful achievements demand continuous, never periodic, effort. That moment, of placing top 10 in an international business competition, was neither lucky nor painless. As a shy freshman, I was rejected at the second interview stage for DECA, a competitive business club, because I lacked the presentation skills to succeed. As a sophomore, having developed more confidence and...





Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
505 Words
I have three passions that have lasted me my lifetime thus far: sports, statistics, and business. When those are blended, the two fields that interest me are the statistics of sports and the business of sports. I ended up passionate about statistics in sports when I first watched professional athletics. I loved my team, but was always perplexed by the inconsistency of athletic success. The great mystery in sports has always been finding a way to predict winners. Athletics have...







College Admissions Advice

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
505 Words
I have three passions that have lasted me my lifetime thus far: sports, statistics, and business. When those are blended, the two fields that interest me are the statistics of sports and the business of sports. I ended up passionate about statistics in sports when I first watched professional athletics. I loved my team, but was always perplexed by the inconsistency of athletic success. The great mystery in sports has always been finding a way to predict winners. Athletics have always been tainted by engrained stereotypes and biases, such as nepotism, that never accurately represent success on the field. However,...









Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
9 Words
Debate, Dartmouth Investment...





My favorite course thus far, and why
5 Words
History of...





5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Friendly, Inquisitive,...





What I like about my school’s location and culture
20 Words
Dartmouth's small close knit family culture...