kevinwerthers
kevinwerthers,
Dartmouth ‘19
B.S., Engineering Science, , Materials Science, , Economics
Sophomore at Dartmouth College: charismatic, logical, and sometimes funny
Features Included
2
Essays
15
Schools
13
Scores
5
Advice
10
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Seoul, Pennsylvania
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
First Gen College StudentYes
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken Korean, English, French

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • Pennsylvania State University - University Park (University Park, PA)
  • University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
  • University of Colorado - Boulder (Boulder, CO)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Blacksburg, VA)
  • University of San Diego (San Diego, CA)
  • Boston College (Chestnut Hill, MA)
  • Drexel University (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
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Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)

Applied for a B.S. in Engineering Science

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
635 Words
Family background
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...
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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,...
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General Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
23 Words
Originality and humor. I slid pieces of...
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My advice about getting recommenders
47 Words
Start early. Find a teacher you like and a teacher that likes you back....
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How to increase chances at my school
23 Words
Be good at something. Be adventurous. Be...
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What I’d change about my application process
26 Words
Start early. Plan ahead. Apply to less colleges....
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
7 Words
Interviews really...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.23
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
32
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2280
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1550
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details10 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTrack & Field, Soccer

Extracurriculars

Activities4-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
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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