cny2
cny2,
Georgetown ‘16
B.A., East Asian Languages and Literatures, , Chinese Language and Literature, , Political Science and Government
Just your typical Hoya studying Chinese, Korean, and Government.
Features Included
4
Essays
7
Schools
13
Scores
4
Advice
4
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Maitland
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision, Early Action
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Boston University (Boston, MA)
  • Ohio State University - Columbus (Columbus, Oh)
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
  • University of Florida (Gainesville, FL)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
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Georgetown University (Washington, DC)

Applied for a B.A. in East Asian Languages and Literatures

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Sometimes a simple statement can present an entirely new perspective. While conversing with a random Korean man in Seoul’s subway system, such a statement was uttered. This summer, I studied in South Korea with the US State Department’s exchange program called National Security Language Initiative for Youth that enables students to study “critical” languages abroad. I was extremely excited to live in a country that I had obsessed over for the past three years. Ever since I was...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
264 Words
University of Virginia: What is your favorite word and why? My favorite word is hwaiting, a Korean word of encouragement. This word is most often expressed to offer encouragement before a difficult endeavor or show support in a difficult situation. This word can be used in serious situations like to encourage a friend before an interview. However, it is commonly used in frivolous situations like to reassure a friend about to sing at noraebangs. Hwaiting is also commonly heard at...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
260 Words
University of Virginia: What work of art, music, science, mathematics, or literature has surprised, unsettled, or challenged you, and in what way? When the Venus of Willendorf was discovered in 1908, archeologists were forced to reanalyze Paleolithic art. This unique palm size statue of a woman revealed new information about the values of people living in Europe 25,000 years ago. When I first learned about this statue while watching a film in my sophomore photography class, I was intrigued by how much...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
681 Words
Before this past summer, I had never experienced life outside of the USA or spent more than a week away from home. My exchange program in South Korea was a completely new experience and I was exposed to a world that I had never seen before. Although South Korea is one of the most homogeneous nations in the world, the differences in Korea’s culture and daily life to America’s seemed very diverse to me. My seven week trip...
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General Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
91 Words
I would highly recommend participating in the US State Department's National Security Language Initiative for Youth. This program sends US high school students abroad to study critical...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
149 Words
I did 3 local interviews with several schools. My interview with Georgetown went the best- the alum I met with was very nice and eager to answer my questions about Georgetown. The interview I did for UPenn was a lot less casual and friendly. The interview...
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How I chose schools to apply to
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I initially narrowed down schools based on whether or not...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
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I chose Georgetown for...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.20
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
33
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2240
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1530
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesSchool Jazz / Orchestra, Asian Club / Asian Interactive Youth Association, Beta Club, National Honor Society
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers

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