T1BumpPack
T1BumpPack,
Georgetown ‘22
B.S., International Relations
Getting into university is hard; being an international is harder.
Features Included
4
Essays
10
Schools
8
Scores
4
Advice
8
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Seoul, South Korea
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign (Champaign, IL)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • King's College London (London, England)
  • University College London (London, England)
  • Emory University (Atlanta, GA)
  • Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
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Georgetown University (Washington, DC)

Applied for a B.S. in International Relations

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

It was a rather unexpected first encounter. Except for the school building, there was nothing but uncharted gravel and leftover construction material when I first arrived at my school in Jeju. The area was desolate, and I was suddenly worried. I was anxious about the new environment and the lack of urban infrastructures that I was used to. I attended a strictly Korean elementary school across my house. Residing in one of the busiest towns of Seoul, I was the...
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With the recent presidential impeachment and the aggravating tension with North Korea, I am a bystander to a turbulent time in modern Korean political history, watching my country walk down a misty road that leads to unknown ends. As a Korean student, my desire to study History, Politics, and International Relations, represents my passion to understand what shaped my country throughout continued internal and external peril. Based on my interest in modern history and politics, I was particularly attracted to...
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Supplemental Essay: Intellectual interest
659 Words
I always consider myself a living example of the American global order. Born in a country that was ravaged by the torments of war, it was the binding security alliance between the Republic of Korea and the United States of America what allows me to live, breathe, and apply to Georgetown without the fear of war. Thus, to me, the most prominent global issue that is threatening our world is not typical news headliners such as extremist terrorism, or the...
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Supplemental Essay: Extracurricular activity
459 Words
Although open expression is tabooed in traditional Korean society, I could not resist the urge to talk about what I firmly believe in with my family, my peers, or with the public. However, attending a school in Jeju island marked a temporary end to my joys. In the newly created ‘Global Education City,' a very rigorous environment isolated from the conveniences of urban life, I began to forget what made me happy. I lost my old self, who initiated...
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Supplemental Essay: Intellectual interest
599 Words
With the recent presidential impeachment and the aggravating tension with North Korea, I am a bystander to a turbulent time in modern Korean political history, watching my country walk down a misty road that leads to unknown ends. Thus, the study of International Relations, represents my passion to understand what shaped my country throughout continued internal and external peril. As a dedicated young scholar who wishes to understand this world with a broader view, University of Pennsylvania, and its strong...
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School Specific Advice

How I would rate the alumni network at my school
38 Words
Although I am an international, the alumni network is amazing. Truly,...
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More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

How to deal with the stress of applying to college
28 Words
Be with the people you love, and try...
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How I narrowed down my essay topics
38 Words
Be yourself and write about what you genuinely love. That is...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
29 Words
Internships. I did an internship at an NGO, and...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.05
(equivalent to 3.83 unweighted)
Rank
Top 5%
 
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
35
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details4 classes and scores

Sports

SportsBadminton

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesNational Honor Society, Debate Club/Team, Yearbook, Model Congress / Model UN, Academic, Student Council / Government, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Research

Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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