jbiberman
jbiberman,
Dartmouth ‘13
B.A., International Relations
I am a Dartmouth College graduate with interests in International Development, languages and journalism. I am currently pursuing a Master's degree in Development Practice at Columbia University.
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Advice
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ECs
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Background

Hometown San Diego, California
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken French, Mandarin

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • Pomona College (Claremont, CA)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (San Luis Obispo, CA)
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Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)

Applied for a B.A. in International Relations

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
535 Words
Summer experience, Leaving home
I lay down on the blanket, stared up into the illuminated night sky and watched the spectacular fireworks unfolding before my very eyes. I was in Boston, on a summer program through Harvard University, and our entire dorm had gone to see the 4th of July show over the Charles River. As the bright bursts beamed at me through the smoke and haze, I realized that I had stumbled upon a very special opportunity. Here I was, at one of...
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General Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
40 Words
I fell in love with the beauty of Dartmouth's campus and the...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
47 Words
The natural beauty of the Upper Valley is unparalleled. If you're considering Dartmouth, don't...
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Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
30 Words
Fraternities, unfortunately. Over 90% of my class was in a...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
30 Words
Dartmouth looks for well-rounded and open-minded applicants. My experience...
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My favorite course thus far, and why
47 Words
Development Economics with Eric Edmonds and the following seminar in development economics was the...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.29
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2290
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1550
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details11 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTrack & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesGay/Straight Alliance, Philosophy Club, School Jazz / Orchestra, Academic Decathlon
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Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Application Additional Materials

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