College Admissions Info

Williams College, ‘19
BA, Liberal Arts and Humanities

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Greetings, minions! Save-A-Tree. :)
From: Vancouver , Canada
Gender: Female
First Gen College Student: No
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Accepted At: UBC, McGill, UToronto
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Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1540
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High School Performance

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Top 1%
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Skiing
Extracurricular Activities: Yearbook, School Band, Multicultural / International Club, Student Council / Government, Library Volunteer, Model Congress / Model UN, Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band, Tutoring/Mentoring
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement for Williams, Princeton, Amherst, Yale, Harvard, Columbia, Stanford, UBC: Anxiety before a competition, Athletic achievement, Failure experience, Feeling out of place, One moment that changed you, Overcoming personal struggle, Reaching a goal
695 Words
I like to be prepared. So when, in the rainy winter of 2013, my friend invited me to join my school’s Ski and Snowboard Team for the district tournament, I did my research. I looked up professional alpine ski races, carving tutorials, and race day tips. I visited my local sports shop to get my skis sharpened. I dug up archives of previous records from the depths of the Internet and tried to estimate where I would fall. Last place,...

Supplemental Essay for Yale, UBC: Issue of personal significance
531 Words
Save-A-Tree. That’s the motto I’ve had since sixth grade, the tagline that my friends have heard one too many times. It was part of a hand-drawn logo, stamped repeatedly on everything I did. People would ask, “Why?” and I’d reply with a shrug, “Because I like trees.” Yet I never really knew why. Then, in the summer of 2011, my childhood nanny invited me to visit her hometown in Guangxi, China. I was expecting the typical teenager-goes-to-poor-village experience....

Supplemental Essay for Williams: Issue of personal significance
312 Words
“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” This compelling quote, said by the Lorax in Dr. Seuss’ famous story of the same name, has stuck with me throughout the years. The Lorax, a wise, quote-spouting environmentalist, would be the perfect partner for my William’s tutorial. Having seen first-hand the detrimental effects of commerce via the destruction of a loved one’s village in rural China, I am an...

College Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
114 Words
Williams is #1 on US News (my parents love this sort of thing) and also the US only school that accepted me (my parents believe US schools are better than Canadian ones). Ultimately, I agreed...

How I chose schools to apply to
118 Words
UBC was my dream school; Vancouver is my favourite city of all-time (and my home!) and UBC has a plethora of programs that allow for both flexibility and specialization. Its dual-degree program meant that I...

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
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Intelligent, supportive,...

How to increase chances at my school
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Send in a supplement! I sent in an arts supplement that focused...

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
40 Words
I got one interview from Princeton. It was conducted by an alumni...

Post-college plans
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Ultimate goal: live and work in Vancouver and own a house (hahahaahahaha...