College Admissions Info

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am a Korean American male who will be studying Applied Mathematics at Dartmouth College.
From: Yorba Linda
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 15+ schools
Accepted At: UC Riverside, UC Irvine, UCSD, UCLA, UC Berkeley, USC, Dartmouth, WashU, JHU, Northeastern
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1530
Highest SAT: 2230
SAT Prep:
Highest ACT:
ACT Prep:

High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 1%
High School Type: Public
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Tennis
Extracurricular Activities: Academic Decathlon, Math Team
How Spent Summers:
Volunteer Experiences:

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Story central to identity
651 Words
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Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
19 Words
Tell us about an intellectual experience, either directly related to your schoolwork or not, that you found particularly meaningful.

Additional Essay Details:
546 Words
Food matters. It is a way for people to express their lives and heritage through a medium other than speech. It is also a very specific representation of culture, whether the vegetarianism that is so prominent in India due to the spread of Buddhism and Jainism, or the prevalence of red chili in Korea's national dish of Kimchi due to the influence of the Japanese invasions in the late 1500s. Growing up, my food culture was very specific-and limited. With...

College Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
10 Words
Internships, research, or...

My advice about getting recommenders
54 Words
Make sure to form a close bond with all of your teachers so that you have...

Why I ultimately chose my school
52 Words
I ultimately chose to attend Dartmouth because it has such a strong community sense that I...