TDhyunK,
Dartmouth ‘19
B.S.
I am a Korean American male who will be studying Applied Mathematics at Dartmouth College.
Features Included
3
Essays
15
Schools
6
Scores
3
Advice
2
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Yorba Linda
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • University of California - Riverside (Riverside, CA)
  • University of California - Irvine (Irvine, CA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
  • Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
  • Northeastern University (Boston, MA)
  • Claremont McKenna College (Claremont, CA)
  • Swarthmore College (Swarthmore, PA)
  • Amherst College (Amherst, MA)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
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Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)

Applied for a B.S. in

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
651 Words
Story central to identity
Bbu bbu pfft, bbu bbu bbu pfft. Bbu pfft pfft bbu pfft, tuka tuka. I first began beatboxing when I was in fourth grade. I was an Asian kid with a bowl cut, respectful and shy, when a neighbor showed me a video of a man on French TV laying down the funkiest, freshest, grooviest beat I had ever heard. It was a mash-up of Michael Jackson's hit song "Billie Jean" and Usher's club banger "...
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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.
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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...
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General Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
10 Words
Internships, research, or...
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My advice about getting recommenders
54 Words
Make sure to form a close bond with all of your teachers so that you have...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
52 Words
I ultimately chose to attend Dartmouth because it has such a strong community sense that I...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.50
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
35
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2230
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1530
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsTennis

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAcademic Decathlon, Math Team

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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