jl15942,
Princeton ‘19
B.A.
Features Included
2
Essays
7
Schools
16
Scores
9
Advice
5
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Los Angeles, California
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
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Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)

Applied for a B.A. in

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
38 Words
Creative personal story
I wrote about my neat/control freak side, and how seeking perfection in how something looks on the surface is probably just a therapeutic mechanism to help me cope with my true insecurities with whatever I'm dealing with.
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Supplemental Essay Issue of personal significance
53 Words
I wrote about feminism, and how at my all girls school women's empowerment and women's rights are highly supported, but when I encounter people outside my school I have very negative experiences with those who do not understand what feminism truly entails and see it as something radical and prejudicial, obstructing social change.
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General Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
59 Words
1. People are academically focused. Grades come first for most people. 2. Well rounded. Most people participate inextracurriculars, music,...
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What I’d change about my application process
56 Words
I wish I would have had more confidence in myself. I think applying early helped my application...
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Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
44 Words
I didn't use a private counselor because I had a very small graduating...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
61 Words
My Princeton interview was very relaxed. I had an alum interviewer. I wish I had had a better...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
31 Words
Do something you really like that is consistent with...
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Why I declined other schools
44 Words
I wanted to go somewhere farther from home just for the experience. I...
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Post-college plans
7 Words
I plan...
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My advice about getting recommenders
34 Words
For recommendation letters, find teachers you have known for multiple...
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Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
2 Words
Eating...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.34
 
High School TypeOther Private
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2350
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1580
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details9 classes and scores

Sports

SportsVolleyball, Volleyball

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAsian Club / Asian Interactive Youth Association, Science Club/Team, Community Cleanup / Service, Junior Classical League / Latin Club, School Jazz / Orchestra
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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