marisalchow,
Princeton ‘17
B.A., Computer Science
Artist, writer, coder, creator. CS major.
Features Included
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Essays
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Schools
14
Scores
6
Advice
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ECs
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Sports

Background

Hometown Orinda, California
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionEarly Action
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of San Diego (San Diego, CA)
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Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)

Applied for a B.A. in Computer Science

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

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And there are certain moments in your life when something becomes clear, and other things in the past—things that your mind, unbeknownst to you, had earmarked because they didn't quite add up—suddenly all click into place, like small gears in a watch. — Bridget Asher, The Provence Cure for the Brokenhearted When it comes to food, my family likes to joke that if you don’t know what’s on your plate, eat first and ask questions later. We...
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General Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
103 Words
1) Passionate: everyone has something that they're passionate about, anything from social justice causes to breakdancing. It's something that you're excited to do -- you don't have to spend all your time...
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What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
43 Words
Princeton academics are hard. Really hard -- for most people, including me. Struggles...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
27 Words
Do what makes you passionate -- actually though....
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What set me apart from other applicants
36 Words
I was home schooled, which gave me an opportunity to talk...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
49 Words
When I visited Princeton, it felt like a place I could call home. I knew...
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What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
52 Words
Talk about specifics to that school. In my "Why Princeton" essay, I mentioned a lot of...
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High School Performance

High School TypeOther Private
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2400
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1600
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details8 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTable Tennis (Ping Pong)

Extracurriculars

Activities

Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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