College Admissions Info

hoya1752
hoya1752
Georgetown University ‘18
BA, International Relations and National Security Studies

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Hey! I am a current undergraduate student in Washington DC from New York. I hope this helps your application process as much as it helped mine!
From: Jericho , New York
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Both Parents, Sibling
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 10 schools
Accepted At: Georgetown, Case, GWU
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Korean, Mandarin, French

Test Scores

2350
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1580
Highest SAT: 2350
SAT Prep:
SAT IIs:
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High School Performance

4.40
GPA
Top 10%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Swimming/Diving, Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: Model Congress / Model UN, School Jazz / Orchestra, School Band, Emergency Medical Service / Fire Dept Volunteer, French Club, National Honor Society
How Spent Summers:
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Place you’re content
104 Words
After a grueling workout, I love to float on my back and simply enjoy the feeling of weightlessness. I take advantage of such rare times to put my problems in a different perspective, without any worries clouding my judgment. In those scarce moments of peace, I can be myself, without any expectations weighing down on me. It may be tiring, and I may smell like I use chlorine as deodorant, but swimming has become the key that unlocked a door...



Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
630 Words
For the past 60 years, relationships in Far East Asia have been defined by the tensions created by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and the after-effects of the Cold War. Under the leadership of Kim Il-Sung and his progeny, Kim Jong-Il, and Kim Jong-Un, North Korea has created an authoritarian police state that has closed off its borders and strictly regulated personal freedoms. The political, social, and economic strife created by North Korea's antagonism has seized the attention of major...









Supplemental Essay: Diversity statement
548 Words
Growing up in a “tiger dad” environment, there was a strict limit on activities considered frivolous such as, playing video games, watching TV, and chatting on Facebook. The only acceptable outlet for entertainment that I was afforded was reading. I often lost myself in fiction, spending hours reading at home and at school. Then, my father handed me an abridged version of The Histories, by the father of history, Herodotus, and told me to read it like a story; I...









College Admissions Advice

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
12 Words
No, I did not,...





Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
22 Words
Scholarships are important! Personally, these scholarships definitely...





How I chose schools to apply to
43 Words
I chose schools based on my own interests and that I believed really...





How to increase chances at my school
66 Words
Colleges are always on the lookout for that one well-rounded student that is not only good at academics but also...





My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
49 Words
Don't stress out about extracurriculars in college. I first arrived planning on joining everything, and...





What I like about my school’s location and culture
49 Words
My schools location and culture are exactly what I was looking for when I applied....