jxie18,
Princeton ‘22
B.A., Chemistry
Premed track with possibly an Econ major
Features Included
2
Essays
5
Schools
17
Scores
3
Advice
5
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Boonton, New Jersey
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Boston University (Boston, MA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • Emory University (Atlanta, GA)
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Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)

Applied for a B.A. in Chemistry

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

Personal Statement
663 Words
Childhood memory, Chinese heritage
Some students have a background, identity, interest, or talent that is so meaningful they believe their application would be incomplete without it. If this sounds like you, then please share your story.
Cracked street. Blistering Taiwanese heat. The lines of my grandmother’s palm. Mottled by years of living dotted by white, yellow, and red spots, her hands were as varied in color as the flowers she kept on her rooftop garden. As always, she chided me to listen to my mom, and I took comfort in these soft-hearted scoldings that I normally heard over the phone. However, that day as we walked along cracked streets, she also thought about the inevitable....
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Supplemental Essay: Extracurricular activity
670 Words
Using a favorite quotation from an essay or book you have read in the last three years as a starting point, tell us about an event or experience that helped you define one of your values or changed how you approach the world. Please write the quotation, title and author at the beginning of your essay.
“It’s fun to be almost grown up in some ways, but it’s not the kind of fun I expected, Marilla. There’s so much to learn and do and think that there isn’t time for big words.” Anne of Green Gables, L.M. Montgomery Green fields stretched between sections of the parking lot. Puffed dandelions dotted the hill. Crabgrass encroached onto the steps, squished by the flow of people. I looked for four leaf clovers with my...
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School Specific Advice

More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

How to deal with the stress of applying to college
11 Words
Start early!! I...
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What I learned transitioning from high school to college
23 Words
Do stuff your passionate about. Anything from...
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My advice about getting recommenders
20 Words
Ask teachers early! Also ask teachers...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.80
(equivalent to 4.00 unweighted)
Rank
Top 5%
 
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
36
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details14 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTennis

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesArt, Big Brother/Big Sister, Emergency Medical Service / Fire Dept Volunteer, Hospital Volunteer, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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