ireeene19
ireeene19,
Stanford ‘19
B.A., International Relations
Stanford International Relations Major; First-Generation Korean-American from Los Angeles
Features Included
2
Essays
10
Schools
7
Scores
3
Advice
3
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Los Angeles, California
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
First Gen College StudentYes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • Boston College (Chestnut Hill, MA)
  • Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Barnard College (New York, NY)
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Stanford University (Stanford, CA)

Applied for a B.A. in International Relations

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

Personal Statement
618 Words
Family background
“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...
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Supplemental Essay: “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...
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School Specific Advice

More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
32 Words
Don't try to be anyone else. Be yourself and show...
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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...
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What I’d change about my application process
28 Words
I wish I hadn't applied to as many...
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High School Performance

GPA
4
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 1%
 
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2330
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1570
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details4 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesModel Congress / Model UN, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization, Student Council / Government
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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