College Admissions Info

Dartmouth College, ‘13
BA, International Relations

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

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.
From: San Diego , California
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 5 schools
Accepted At: Dartmouth, UC Berkeley
Denied At:
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: French, Mandarin

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1550
Highest SAT: 2290
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 5%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: Gay/Straight Alliance, Philosophy Club, School Jazz / Orchestra, Academic Decathlon
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Summer experience, Leaving home
535 Words
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...

College Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
40 Words
I fell in love with the beauty of Dartmouth's campus and the...

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...

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
30 Words
Fraternities, unfortunately. Over 90% of my class was in a...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
30 Words
Dartmouth looks for well-rounded and open-minded applicants. My experience...

My favorite course thus far, and why
47 Words
Development Economics with Eric Edmonds and the following seminar in development economics was the...