amber_ko
amber_ko,
BU ‘19
B.S.
I'm a Christian, love sports, baking, reading, watching TV and I'm going to Boston University
Features Included
2
Essays
5
Schools
7
Scores
3
Advice
5
ECs
3
Sports

Background

Hometown Hong Kong
GenderFemale
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Cantonese

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Boston University (Boston, MA)
  • Northeastern University (Boston, MA)
  • American University (Washington, DC)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
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Boston University (Boston, MA)

Applied for in

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
667 Words
Story central to identity
My relationship with God is and continues to be at the core of my identity. By living a life following God, I am constantly being shaped into the person who God wants me to be. As I grew in my faith, I realized that God instilled in me passion for all that I do. I believe that passion is the key to pursuing all my endeavors. I truly believe that without passion, there is no purpose; without love, there is...
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Additional Essay Details
59 Words
I made sure that I stuck to my principles and used personal experiences where I really learned about God's heart for me as an individual. I've identified what values are important to me and it helps me portray who I am. Being genuine is the most important thing in a essay and I can't lie about who I am.
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General Admissions Advice

How to increase chances at my school
228 Words
I believe that I was accepted to my dream university because I was genuine about my application there. This is my supplementary essay on why I want to be in #BUClassof2019. I have wanted to attend Boston University since I was ten years old. My interest in Boston University first developed when I was watching the reality competition television show ‘Survivor’ eight years ago. One of the players...
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What set me apart from other applicants
44 Words
I think what sets me apart from others is not my academic profile....
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My advice about getting recommenders
99 Words
Getting recommenders who know you since a long time is very important because they understand your character, your strengths and weaknesses. Teachers really understand you as a student, but...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.5
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
N/A
 
High School TypeInternational
Academic Performance in High School Low at first but improved
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1790
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1280
SAT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

SportsBasketball, Soccer, Martial Arts

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesCommunity Cleanup / Service, Church, Habitat for Humanity, Tutoring/Mentoring, Younglife (Christian)

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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