College Admissions Info

HelenCZhuu
HelenCZhuu
Emory University ‘18
BA,

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Hi all! My name is Helen and I am currently an sophomore at Oxford College of Emory University. I am pursing a major in Business and a minor in Computer Science. In my free time, I like to go bowling with my friends and I also love to cook!
From: Staten Island , New York
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 1 school
Accepted At: Emory
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Mandarin

Test Scores

2090
SAT
31
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1460
Highest SAT: 2090
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High School Performance

4.35
GPA
N/A
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Low at first but improved
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Athletics Organization, National Honor Society, Photography / Film, Tutoring/Mentoring
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College Application Essays

Some students have a background or story that is so central to their identity that they believe their application would be incomplete without it. If this sounds like you, then please share your story. Three thousand dollars. To some, that’s an impressive savings; to others, it’s not much. But to a particular woman, three thousand dollars is not merely a sum; it’s the sacrifice of a portion of her lifetime, the result of commitment and dedication to...









Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
248 Words
The technology at our fingertips in today’s world provides us with seemingly unlimited access to information; however, our internet activities may be limited or monitored. Our devices collect data without our knowledge, and we are often unwittingly influenced by the media. For this reason, I would create a class at Emory called The Eyes of Big Brother. Inspired by George Orwell’s 1984, this course would teach students about how the world in 1984 could quite possibly parallel our future with...





Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
247 Words
At Oxford College, I believe I can do what I love to do and be great at it. My dream is to pursue a major in either business or medicine, and thus I wish to take advantage of Oxford’s emphasis on liberal arts to find my vision. Oxford College provides a rigorous and competitive environment that instantly caught my attention. The close knit community and small classroom sizes would provide me with an ideal learning environment. I want to...





Supplemental Essay: Diversity statement
400 Words
College seems like paradise to many of us high school students. It’s not a school anymore; it’s a community where you know everyone, where you can blossom into a new being, a more cosmopolitan human being. It is a community where you can find ideas vastly contrasting from your own. It is a community of diversity. It is a community of change, and I want to be in this community at the University of Washington. My school, Staten...







Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
433 Words
There was a war being fought before the towering white wall in my school's courtyard as I approached on my first day. The rusty fence was the only thing between me and the action. "Watch for a kill!" A bulky boy hurled a hard rubber ball towards the wall with terrifying speed. To my surprise, when the ball bounced back off the wall, his opponent got in front of it and smacked it back onto the wall instead of moving...







College Admissions Advice

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
86 Words
When I first came to school, I was very selective of what I do and who I meet. However, throughout orientation I knew I had to...