The unspoken reality behind elite colleges in the U.S. that only a few knows...
* Putting things in perspective My journey has really been different from other people's stories on the internet. Today, I've just got rejected by 9 institutions I applied for (some UCs, all liberal arts colleges, and a few other universities). Motivational speech on the internet tells us to learn to be
I applied for three liberal arts colleges: Williams, Amherst, and Pomona. There are, of course, much more top ones I could go for: Swarthmore, Wellesley, Bowdoin, Claremont McKenna (if I get into Pomona, I could cross-subsidize and take their courses, so I didn't bother), but I just wasn't a fan
I had my Princeton interview a few days ago, and here's what I learned from this experience so far. What would an interview be like First of all, always say yes if you get invited to an interview. The interview usually lasts for an hour or under an hour, around
* Universities that I applied UK: Oxford (rejected) KCL (pending) Warwick (accepted | conditional offer A*AA) York (accepted | conditional offer AAA) Southampton (accepted | conditional offer AAB) Felt quite pity when Oxford sent me that rejection letter... To be honest, I was kind of expecting it. Didn't get the chance to do