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Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Yokohama , Japan
Gender: Female
Legacy: Other Family Member
Applied To: 6 schools
Accepted At: Wellesley, Northwestern
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Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Japanese, Mandarin

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1580
Highest SAT: 2340
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
High School Type: International
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Academic Performance in High School: Low at first but improved

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Cross Country, Swimming/Diving
Extracurricular Activities: National Honor Society, Rotary Club, Math Team
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Interest in med/sci/math
512 Words
She was first introduced to me through my father in August of 2001. The three of us had gathered at a dimly lit apartment in suburban Taipei, where my family had recently relocated from Japan. Seated at a table that came up to my chin, I listened attentively as my father proudly presented her. Even in those initial moments of the encounter, my six-year-old self was able to recognize her undeniable charms. She was brilliant and adequately aged; in her earlier...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
502 Words
Motivated by an interest in the world beyond the confines of my sheltered life, I participated in the CTD Civic Leadership Institute this summer. Perhaps ironically, I did not discover the true complexity of society in my encounters with social activists, economists, and the formerly homeless. Instead I learned about the real world each day on my way to class, as I passed by a homeless man. Hunched over in the corner of Pritzker Park, he had with him a...

Additional Essay Details:
153 Words
My personal statement was entered into a non-fiction writing contest, where it received 3rd place. It is based on my relationship with mathematics from early childhood, and depicts the story in a nonconventional way. By personifying mathematics, I was able to describe the topic with as much passion and dedication as I have for it. In my Why Northwestern essay, I was able to reference my experience from a camp I had attended in the summer between junior and senior...

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