Dartmouth18
Dartmouth18,
Dartmouth ‘18
B.A., Economics
Dartmouth Class of 2018 College Student
Features Included
3
Essays
2
Schools
7
Scores
5
Advice
3
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Toronto, Canada
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin

Results, Essays, and Advice

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

Applied for a B.A. in Economics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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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...
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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...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
504 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...
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General Admissions Advice

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
504 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,...
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Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
9 Words
Debate, Dartmouth Investment...
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My favorite course thus far, and why
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History of...
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5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Friendly, Inquisitive,...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
20 Words
Dartmouth's small close knit family culture...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.10
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypeMagnet
Academic Performance in High School Low at first but improved
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

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

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details3 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesDebate Club/Team, Athletics Organization, DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America)

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Application Additional Materials

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