College Admissions Info

Dartmouth College, ‘19
BS, Engineering Science, Materials Science, Economics

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Sophomore at Dartmouth College: charismatic, logical, and sometimes funny
From: Seoul , Pennsylvania
Gender: Male
First Gen College Student: Yes
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 15+ schools
Accepted At: Penn State, UNC, UVA, Dartmouth, Colorado, VA Tech, San Diego, BC, Drexel
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Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Korean, English, French

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1550
Highest SAT: 2280
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 5%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Track & Field, Soccer
Extracurricular Activities: 4-H, American Cancer Society, Community Cleanup / Service, YMCA/YWCA, Student Council / Government, School Band, Math Team, Science Club/Team, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), National Honor Society
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Family background
635 Words
April 26, 2012 was my family's 11th anniversary of stepping onto the land of dreams, America. That day my family decided to celebrate at one of our favorite restaurants in town. I was President of my class, my sisters were attending college, and my older brother was training to become an Olympic snowboarder. During that dinner, my mother began to proudly announce that our family had finally achieved the American Dream. She stopped for a moment and continued her toast, "We endured...

Supplemental Essay: Amusing anecdote
391 Words
When I was in the first grade, I hid a camcorder under the Christmas tree to videotape Santa Claus. Instead, my camcorder revealed my parents laying down the presents and scarfing down the cookies. With that childhood dream crushing video, a new idea of “Santa Claus” began to replace my childhood fantasy. Growing up my parents always said, “Follow your dreams.” Thankfully my dream had changed; otherwise I would be dressed from head to toe in a red lumberjack one-piece,...

College Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
23 Words
Originality and humor. I slid pieces of...

My advice about getting recommenders
47 Words
Start early. Find a teacher you like and a teacher that likes you back....

How to increase chances at my school
23 Words
Be good at something. Be adventurous. Be...

What I’d change about my application process
26 Words
Start early. Plan ahead. Apply to less colleges....

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
7 Words
Interviews really...