College Admissions Info

Georgetown University, ‘19
BBA, International Business

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Undergraduate student at Georgetown University majoring in Finance/Marketing. Here to help you with anything you need.
From: Hong Kong , Hong Kong
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian, Prefer Not to Share
Legacy: Parent
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 13 schools
Accepted At: Northwestern, UC Berkeley, UCLA, UMich, UCSD, UCSB, Wake Forest
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Mandarin

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1490
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High School Performance

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Top 5%
High School Type: International
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Academic Performance in High School: Low one semester/year
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Basketball, Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: Green Club, National Honor Society, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization, Athletics Organization
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement : Career aspirations
609 Words
Salt Water Salt Water I am made up of 90% salt water, with just enough extra space left for my vital organs. If you wrung my body out you would be left with a whole lot of ocean and not much else. TThe ocean flows through every aspect of my life and its swells have propelled my surfboard around the world, from Bali to Byron Bay to Capetown. I've dived reefs in Malaysia, Indonesia and Australia. I've studied marine life and...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
513 Words
Describe the unique qualities that attract you to the specific undergraduate College or School (including preferred admission and dual degree programs) to which you are applying at the University of Michigan. How would that curriculum support your interests? My ambition is to work in China’s water resource sector and promote sustainable water use. My plan is obtain an undergraduate degree in business, with a major in finance/international finance, with an additional major/minor in environmental sciences. Combined with...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
382 Words
Boston College Many human beings throughout history have found inspiration and joy in literature and works of art. Is there a book, play, poem, movie, painting, music selection, or photograph that has been especially meaningful to you? Max 400 words “Unbroken” by Laura Hillenbrand is a biography of Louis Zamperini He was an American Olympic runner who enlisted during WWII as a bombardier and flew multiple missions in the Pacific. Zamperini's story reads more like an action thriller than a biography,...

Supplemental Essay: Other
562 Words
In the CommonApp, there is a section for additional information. I didn't have any additional information that needed to be shared so I wrote an additional essay (which I suggest you do too) in order to demonstrate who you are as best as you can. Here is the additional essay I wrote about the charity I started. As I write this there is a box of 140 pairs of old shoes siting in my living room. They are about to be...

College Admissions Advice

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
56 Words
Georgetown is D1 in basketball and soccer so it only makes sense that these are the two...

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
42 Words
Washington University in Saint Louis, Northwestern University, Georgetown University - The interviews were...

What set me apart from other applicants
73 Words
My interest in ocean sustainability combined with a passion for business set me apart from other applicants as this combination is rarely...

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
51 Words
You really don't need a private admissions counselor. They're expensive and everything you need is...

What I’d change about my application process
83 Words
I had a lot of people looking at my personal essay and while this was great getting people to proofread my essay, I feel like...

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
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1. Outgoing 2. Hardworking (If you're...

What I’d change about my school if I were student body president
29 Words
I wouldn't change much but I feel like GU...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
87 Words
Georgetown is in DC. I mean if you're looking to work on the hill or in foreign service, there is no better place to be. There...