College Admissions Info

Stanford University, ‘19
BA, International Relations

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Stanford International Relations Major; First-Generation Korean-American from Los Angeles
From: Los Angeles , California
Gender: Female
First Gen College Student: Yes
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Accepted At: Georgetown, BC, JHU, Yale, UC Berkeley, USC, UCLA, Barnard
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Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1570
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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

Extracurricular Activities: Model Congress / Model UN, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization, Student Council / Government
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement for Stanford, Georgetown, BC, JHU, Harvard, Yale, UC Berkeley, USC, UCLA, Barnard: Family background
618 Words
“If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today.” It wasn’t until the 10 th grade that I finally questioned what Thich Nhat Hanh meant by this because I had never faced a challenge that tested my ability to be hopeful about the future. I had always cheered myself up knowing that tomorrow was a new day. My belief in hope was challenged when I was propelled into my family’s unexpected financial circumstances. My...

Supplemental Essay for Yale: “Why us” school essay
115 Words
My passion for public service and the joy I have when interacting with peers is boundless. Yale’s rich resources delve deeply into problems, challenging conventional wisdom while exploring creative solutions. From Yale’s Gateway to Global Affairs to the Jackson Institute’s Senior Fellows who consult students about career plans, I am confident that my personality for engagement is well suited for the academic rigor and pre-professional environment I wish to pursue. These are only some of many influences...

College Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
32 Words
Don't try to be anyone else. Be yourself and show...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
60 Words
After high school and college, spend time thinking about your goals going into college. Also, give yourself a...

What I’d change about my application process
28 Words
I wish I hadn't applied to as many...