hoya1752
hoya1752,
Georgetown ‘18
B.A., International Relations and National Security Studies
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!
Features Included
3
Essays
10
Schools
21
Scores
6
Advice
6
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Jericho, New York
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Korean, Mandarin, French

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
  • Tufts University (Medford, MA)
  • Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, OH)
  • George Washington University (Washington, DC)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
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Georgetown University (Washington, DC)

Applied for a B.A. in International Relations and National Security Studies

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents + 1 more

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
104 Words
Place you’re content
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...
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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...
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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...
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General Admissions Advice

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
12 Words
No, I did not,...
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Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
22 Words
Scholarships are important! Personally, these scholarships definitely...
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How I chose schools to apply to
43 Words
I chose schools based on my own interests and that I believed really...
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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...
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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...
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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....
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.4
 
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

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

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details15 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSwimming/Diving, Track & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesModel Congress / Model UN, School Jazz / Orchestra, School Band, Emergency Medical Service / Fire Dept Volunteer, French Club, National Honor Society

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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