nchieng
nchieng,
Soka ‘19
B.A., Linguistics, Interpretation, and Translation
Low-income student
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Advice
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ECs
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Sports

Background

Hometown Franklin, Massachusetts
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Cantonese, Mandarin, Portuguese

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
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Soka University of America (Aliso Viejo, CA)

Applied for a B.A. in Linguistics, Interpretation, and Translation

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

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Personal Statement
488 Words
Chinese heritage
The faint, early memories I have are set in a small, suburban town called Franklin. My neighborhood, as I knew it, consisted of tiny rooms filled with antiquated furniture and bizarre noises of the Cantonese dialect and broken English. I could only see my father once a month because of his strenuous restaurant cook work schedule, while my mother could not work because of her immense back problems. At ten, instead of play dates and neighborhood street hockey games, I...
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General Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
6 Words
Open-minded, relatable,...
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What I’d change about my application process
46 Words
I would stay more on top of my application process in terms of physically...
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Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
59 Words
I had my admissions counselor at school. but I didn't hire a private one. I feel like it's...
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Why I declined other schools
40 Words
I declined other schools because I did not want to be in...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
26 Words
Since my school is relatively new (about 12 years...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.3
 
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypePublic

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1800
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1290

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Sports

Extracurriculars

Experience & Awards

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