College Admissions Info

Wesleyan University, ‘20
BA, Computer Science

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 5 advice topics

Student Background

Not a very bright student who had a bright application
From: Moscow , Russia
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 2 schools
Accepted At: Wesleyan
Denied At:
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Russian, Vietnamese

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1470
Highest SAT: 2100
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High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 50%
High School Type: Boarding
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Academic Performance in High School: Low one semester/year
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Track & Field, Soccer
Extracurricular Activities: Model Congress / Model UN, Computer / Technology Volunteer, Hospital Volunteer, Volunteer Coach, Tutoring/Mentoring
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Volunteer/public interest work
653 Words
"Creating opportunities for myself" When I first started volunteering at the European Medical Center, I imagined myself saving lives. Imagine my surprise when I arrived to find stacks of paper waiting for me to file. Clinging to my original visions of heroic intervention, I asked the receptionist supervising me whether I might be able to work with patients. "No," she said flatly, nodding her head back toward my files. Though patient care would clearly continue without my help, I wanted...

Additional Essay Details:
4 Words
No supplement for Wesleyan

College Admissions Advice

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
63 Words
I interviewed with Bowdoin, Wesleyan, and Babson. Bowdoin and Wesleyan interview were very casual and we just talked about...

How to increase chances at my school
18 Words
Show interest. Go to college...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
33 Words
Do something you like but possibly leave some measurable impact...

How I chose schools to apply to
45 Words
Even though many encouraged me to apply to schools with higher rankings, I chose...

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
24 Words
I was deeply involved with a nonprofit...