College Admissions Info

Princeton University ‘21
BA, Sociology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I'm a girl from Arizona who cares about social justice and is obsessed with books.
From: Mesa , Arizona
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Accepted At: Arizona State, NAU
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Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1600
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High School Performance

Top 1%
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band, Broadcast Journalism / Media / Television, School Jazz / Orchestra, Science Club/Team, Science Club/Team, National Honor Society
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College Application Essays

667 Words
I catch a whiff of dental disinfectant as gloved fingers poke at the ends of my braces. “Say goodbye to these metal menaces,” Dr. Brown jokes, positioning his pliers on the bracket of tooth number 17, my third left molar. As the pliers forcibly wrench each bracket upwards off my teeth, I try to remember a time before I ever had braces, dimly grasping a memory of my first appointment with Dr. Brown. “A smile is a curve that sets everything...

Supplemental Essay for Princeton: Unique question posed by school
161 Words
My family visited Malaysia the summer after 10th grade. Because Dad wanted me to live his teenage life, he enrolled me in his old high school, Hin Hua, a segregated Chinese Malaysian institution. When I’d adjusted to teachers traveling between classrooms instead of students, I joined the school’s traditional Chinese orchestra and told stories about America during English class since I couldn’t speak Mandarin well. However, my conversational Chinese skills improved while I attended the school due...

Supplemental Essay for Princeton: Unique question posed by school
157 Words
After hearing Dad complain about other teachers' racism towards minority elementary students in the school where he worked, I decided to intern at Project Humanities, an organization at Arizona State University dedicated to improving race relations. I published advertisements for and attended project-sponsored lectures focusing on issues such as portrayals of African American masculinity in the media—topics which seemed dry compared to the Ferguson riots—until follow-up discussions citing scientific studies forced me to acknowledge the significance of unconscious...

College Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
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I spent a lot of time on my Common App essay, and...