sharonbaron
sharonbaron,
Richmond ‘19
B.A., Psychology, , Creative Writing
I love writing college application essays.
Features Included
1
Essays
15
Schools
2
Scores
5
Advice
3
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Glendale
GenderFemale
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Korean

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Richmond (Richmond, VA)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Loyola Marymount University (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Grinnell College (Grinnell, IA)
  • University of California - Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
  • Pepperdine University (Malibu, CA)
  • California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (San Luis Obispo, CA)
  • University of California - Riverside (Riverside, CA)
  • Smith College (Northampton, MA)
  • Colgate University (Hamilton, NY)
  • Occidental College (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
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University of Richmond (Richmond, VA)

Applied for a B.A. in Psychology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Growing up as a Korean-American, I was expected to follow and accept my family’s traditions and culture. I was not allowed to make eye contact with elders and I was told to be quiet unless first addressed by an adult. Furthermore, I was not as treasured and respected as my brothers because of my gender. Essentially, I was expected to be submissive and docile, waiting on elders and males. As a developing child, I looked for loopholes that would...
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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
39 Words
I would try to not be as anxious and afraid of what...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
22 Words
I chose my school because it offered...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
57 Words
When I did my interview, I was pretty nervous at first. Having to speak to a random...
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Why I declined other schools
35 Words
There were many reasons I declined other schools. They didn't offer...
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My advice about getting recommenders
45 Words
When it comes to getting a recommender, choose teachers you've had good experiences with....
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High School Performance

GPA
4
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 25%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Low at first but improved

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2180
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1510
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAmerican Cancer Society, Green Club, Tutoring/Mentoring

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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