MinnesotaRunner
MinnesotaRunne,
Columbia ‘15
B.A., Political Science and Government, , Computer Science
I am a junior studying computer science and political science at Columbia University. I enjoy running, politics, and cooking!
Features Included
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Essays
10
Schools
16
Scores
3
Advice
7
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Maple Grove, Minnesota
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Korean

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Carleton College (Northfield, MN)
  • Swarthmore College (Swarthmore, PA)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
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Columbia University (New York, NY)

Applied for a B.A. in Political Science and Government

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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In 9th grade I can still remember looking at my history teacher, Mr. Perzel. His unique spiky white moustache still stands out to me. Back then, my friends and I debated whether he was an albino or not everyday. However social studies became the real topic, and we commenced each class by talking about current events. All the current events around the world were brought up. The world had stories of hope and stories of despair. I can still recall...
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General Admissions Advice

Why I declined other schools
46 Words
Financial aid was a big draw. If you are a student who is going...
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What set me apart from other applicants
83 Words
My SAT score wasn't the highest and I didn't go to a particularly great high school. I think what set me apart was that I...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
61 Words
Do what YOU enjoy doing! Work for an organization, volunteer, play sports, start a band! All that matters...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.40
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
34
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2020
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1420
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details11 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTrack & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAcademic Decathlon, Hospital Volunteer, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Student Council / Government, Disaster relief, National Honor Society, Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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