College Admissions Info

Indiana University - Bloomington, ‘19
BBA, Entrepreneurship, Finance and Accounting

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Terry Kim
From: Queens
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Regular Decision, Early Action
Applied To: 10 schools
Accepted At: Indiana, Bentley, Miami, Miami OH, Syracuse, Rutgers, UConn
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Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Korean, Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1300
Highest SAT: 1820
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High School Performance

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Top 10%
High School Type: Boarding
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Academic Performance in High School: Some good some bad
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Soccer, Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: Marching Band, Film, School Band, National Honor Society, Asian Club / Asian Interactive Youth Association
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College Application Essays

"Balance of life" is the fundamental tenet of my productive and healthy growth. For me, balance of life was meeting new people in military school, and the challenge was how I was going to adapt and grow to it. Not for everyone, but through this environment, I found that meeting new people has helped me to sustain a positive-mind and allowed me to keep open dialogue with others. Maintaining a balance of life not only developed me to relate with...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
251 Words
Becoming a doctor, or engineer is seen as a high honor in my Asian community. Personally, I did not want to follow the common path. I wanted a career in which I could interact with people and change lives. Ultimately, I decided to attend military school because I wanted to be different from the stereotypes of my race. Through interactions with my peers at military school, I realized that I was able to move crowds with my humor. In military...

Additional Essay Details:
1221 Words
Conquering a personal shortfall teaches a person who he or she can be. I used to lack confidence, believing I was incapable of becoming a leader. However, this changed when I became the Drum Major of Valley Forge Military Academy Marching Band. I chose to attend a military academy because I wanted to be different from my race’s traditional expectations. Many Asian parents force their children to study because they want them to be successful. Getting A+ and 2400 was...

College Admissions Advice

How to approach transferring schools
30 Words
If you are interested of transferring successfully, you must...

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
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I've had internship with Babson College. Honestly, i thought i killed it because...

Why I ultimately chose my school
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I chose to attend Indiana University Bloomington because...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
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I like my school because it offers great...

How I chose schools to apply to
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I have researched...