lizzz099
lizzz099,
Dartmouth ‘24
B.A., Economics
econ + math @ dartmouth college
Features Included
4
Essays
17
Schools
13
Scores
9
Advice
2
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Bellevue, Washington
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • Babson College (Wellesley, MA)
  • Barnard College (New York, NY)
  • Boston College (Chestnut Hill, MA)
  • Claremont McKenna College (Claremont, CA)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • Northeastern University (Boston, MA)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of Washington (Seattle, WA)
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
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Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)

Applied for a B.A. in Economics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

Share an essay on any topic of your choice. It can be one you’ve already written, one that responds to a different prompt, or one of your own design.
Dear Zitao, I'm your most treasured possession, your most prideful creation, and your happy place. Whether it was when you joyously filled me with clothes after another successful Black Friday, or when you stealthily put away Mom's blazer you used for your first business pitch, I've cherished every moment by your side. But because our days together are numbered now, I'm writing you this letter, so that even when you're not with me, you'll carry our shared memories. When you...
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Supplemental Essay: Extracurricular activity
246 Words
Elaborate on an extracurricular activity.
I joined Lincoln Douglas debate in my freshman year. While many of my friends chose Policy or Public Forum debate due to the appeal of having a partner, the unique aspect of integrating philosophy and ethical frameworks with current event issues attracted me to Lincoln-Douglas. Four years later, I am captain of the debate team, upholding the responsibility of teaching new freshman the basics and strategies of argumentation and speaking skills while also attending tournaments nearly every weekend to judge...
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Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
107 Words
Why Dartmouth?
The frosty Hanover weather during my springtime visit didn’t stop me from falling in love with Dartmouth. The contagious enthusiasm of the students and emphasis on strong faculty relationships made me feel like I was already “bleeding green”. Reading through 3D magazine, I felt connected to the small and energetic community brimming with opportunities. Dartmouth is where I can have meaningful discussions with professors such as Nina Pavcnik, founder of the Economic Research Scholars Program. I also can’t...
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Supplemental Essay: Intellectual interest
262 Words
USC faculty place an emphasis on interdisciplinary academic opportunities. Describe
something outside of your intended academic focus about which you are interested in
learning.
"Imagine there's a trolley on the train track, and it's about to run over five innocent people who are tied to the tracks, but you're standing next to a lever, and if you pull the lever, you can re-divert the trolley and run over one person instead of five. What would you do?" That was my first peek into the world of ethics and philosophy, the foundations to Lincoln-Douglas debate. However, when I discovered how Immanuel Kant's categorical imperative could...
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School Specific Advice

How I would rate the alumni network at my school
37 Words
10/10! Dartmouth is a very tight-knit community with many unique quirks and...
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5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
43 Words
Athletic (almost 25% of the student body are D-1 athletes) Outdoorsy (the Outing...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
102 Words
The location (Hanover, NH) is on the border of New Hampshire and Vermont and very remote (3 hours away from the nearest big city, Boston). I am a city person but I...
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How I chose schools to apply to
48 Words
Since I knew I wanted to major in economics/business, I specifically chose schools...
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More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
79 Words
Choose at least one teacher of a subject related to the field you are applying into. Since I applied to be an economics/business...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
93 Words
Googling summer programs related to the field you want to pursue: I knew I wanted to do business, so I searched for business-related summer programs early on in...
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Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
73 Words
I used a private college admissions counselor, and advice they told me was to: try to find commonalities between my hobbies and...
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How I narrowed down my essay topics
51 Words
I made a spreadsheet/document of all the supplemental essay prompt options for all the...
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How to deal with the stress of applying to college
72 Words
Distance yourself from the entire process when you aren't actively working on it - when you are working on it set apart...
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High School Performance

Unweighted GPA
4.00
 
Rank
Top 10%
 
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
35
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details10 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesDECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America), Debate Club/Team
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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