College Admissions Info

Princeton University, ‘17
BA, Sociology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Hi, I'm an junior at Princeton University.
From: New York , New York
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 11 schools
Accepted At: Princeton, Dartmouth, Barnard, Juilliard, NYU
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: French

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1550
Highest SAT: 2280
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

Top 10%
High School Type: Other Private
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
College Classes In High School:
Academic Performance in High School: Low one semester/year
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: School Jazz / Orchestra, Help Save Our Environment, Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band, Multicultural / International Club, Community Cleanup / Service, Model Congress / Model UN
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College Application Essays

“DE-FENSE! DE-FENSE!” The fans scream, waving giant foam fingers. Eventually, the halftime buzzer sounds, and the basketball game stops. The Knicks SportJamz Talent Search competition in Madison Square Garden begins, and I am completely petrified. The two singers slated to perform before me begin warming up. These mini-Christina Aguilera clones would no doubt enthrall the crowd. I, on the other hand, have to perform a Wieniawski mazurka at a Knicks game, which seems as appropriate as a slam dunk competition...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
84 Words
Using the quotation below as a starting point, reflect on the role that culture plays in your life. "Culture is what presents us with the kinds of valuable things that can fill a life. And insofar as we can recognize the value in those things and make them part of our lives, our lives are meaningful." -Gideon Rosen, Stuart Professor of Philosophy, chair of the Council of the Humanities and director of the Program in Humanistic Studies, Princeton University.

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
4 Words
Talk about your summers.

Additional Essay Details:
763 Words
Supplemental Essay #1: I am the daughter of a Swiss immigrant and a South Korean immigrant. Because English is the second language for both of my parents, I grew up watching my parents struggle to communicate with each other. I would be mortified whenever my parents would argue in public in incomprehensible English. This also meant that my own first lessons in English consisted of a broken version, made up of “choosed” instead of “choose” and pronouncing says as “seys” instead...

College Admissions Advice

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
185 Words
I had my own personal counselor at school who was assigned to me. However, I wasn't very happy with the results I was receiving out of it. I personally think it is harder to counsel students on the schools they schools they should apply to, especially if you don't have a range of experience with students...

Why I ultimately chose my school
25 Words
I liked the undergraduate focus at Princeton, and...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
18 Words
I liked its location and...

My favorite course thus far, and why
37 Words
My favorite course has been Introduction to Sociology. Even though I...

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Diverse, Multifaceted,...