kevinhkim
kevinhkim,
Brown ‘22
B.S., Economics
Economics Student at Brown University
Features Included
4
Essays
3
Schools
17
Scores
0
Advice
2
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Suwanee, Georgia
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
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Brown University (Providence, RI)

Applied for a B.S. in Economics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

Reflect on a time when you questioned or challenged a belief or idea. What prompted your thinking? What was the outcome?
“This summer, all of you – yes, all of you – will leave this campus a changed person.” Cramped into the bleachers on one side of a gymnasium far too small for its convocation and suffocated by the heat of 600 sweaty, impatient high schoolers, I both felt and heard the collective skepticism emanating from the crowd. It was the same speech many of us had heard countless times before, the same speech anytime our parents had forced us to attend soccer camp...
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Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
221 Words
What do you hope to experience at Brown through the Open Curriculum, and what do you hope to contribute to the Brown community? (250 word limit)
Through the Open Curriculum, I plan on exploring a wide range of interests from which I can narrow down into a future career. I seek to educate myself in various areas, forging a well-rounded educated tailored to my own interests. I am planning on pursuing both economics and psychology, cultivating a deeper understanding beyond that of a single behavioral economics course. Through the assortment of classes I take, I hope to find a community of people who share an interest...
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Supplemental Essay: Intellectual interest
241 Words
Why are you drawn to the area(s) of study you indicated earlier in this application? (You may share with us a skill or concept that you found challenging and rewarding to learn, or any experiences beyond course work that may have broadened your interest.) (250 word limit)
When I was driving through midtown Atlanta on the way to the High Museum of Art, I was faced with a tough decision. Should I pay to park close to where I wanted to go, or park for free in a lot that was a fair walk away? This is a dilemma that countless drivers around the world face every day, and – on the surface – it seems like a simple issue. I thought little of it when I was deciding...
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Supplemental Essay: Other
250 Words
Tell us about the place, or places, you call home. These can be physical places where you have lived, or a community or group that is important to you. (250 word limit)
To call the Georgia Junior Classical League my home would be an understatement. The community has taken my heart ever since that first day of state convention in eighth grade, and now I proudly represent it as the President. The GJCL is unique, even among the other JCL state delegations. There are students who thrive in the academic scene, earning award after award in various academic contests. There are students who are athletically gifted, competing by themselves as well as...
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High School Performance

Unweighted GPA
4.00
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1580
 
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AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details12 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesJunior Classical League / Latin Club, Music: Instrumental

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