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Can I get accepted by Princeton???

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Replies to: Can I get accepted by Princeton???

  • DreamSchlDropoutDreamSchlDropout Registered User Posts: 731 Member
    I often return to what AdmissionsDan said on Reddit: all admission actions at highly-selective schools are "affrimative", in that you the applicant have to convince an admissions officer to be in your corner advocating for your admission.

    *Connecting* with your readers matters every bit as much as stats. And as Falcon1 astutely observes, connection is not in evidence with this poster.
  • T26E4T26E4 Registered User Posts: 24,274 Senior Member
    BM is a current PTon student. I'm an HYP alum and have been recruiting kids like you since before you were born. Keep at it seohee.


    BTW: if you wrote your essays like you've written your posts here -- then there won't be a shred of doubt what your outcome will be.
  • seoheekimseoheekim Registered User Posts: 7 New Member
    I did not write my essays like these. So I will get IN.
  • quanludequanlude Registered User Posts: 35 Junior Member
    If you are so confident, why do you bother to ask other's opinions?
  • fenwayparkfenwaypark Registered User Posts: 696 Member
    @T26E4, you said, "I'm an HYP alum and have been recruiting kids like you since before you were born."

    Intention is not to be picky about word usage, but did you really mean "recruiting"? Or did you mean "interviewing." If HYP recruits, from what indicia will a student know he/she is being recruited?
  • BiologyMaster64BiologyMaster64 - Posts: 187 Junior Member
    @fenwaypark: We can all sense a lot of self importance coming from that poster. Unless he/she is a coach/athletic recruiter he doesn't do much to impact admissions. I'd prepare for interviews but recognize that they're pretty meaningless in one's overall application unless the interview goes horribly.
  • fenwayparkfenwaypark Registered User Posts: 696 Member
    Thanks, BM. And sorry for what was a diversion at least and a hijack at worst. Back to seoheekim's chances
  • T26E4T26E4 Registered User Posts: 24,274 Senior Member
    BM: self important? I was pointing out to our Korean poster here not to discount you, a successful PTon applicant, nor me, a long time interviewer/recruiter for an HYP and that between the two of us, he/she is likely to get some good advice. I don't follow you here.
  • fenwayparkfenwaypark Registered User Posts: 696 Member
    This is to acknowledge the PM that was sent to me by a poster in this thread and to say thank you for the information. The site will not let me respond via PM until I have more posts.
  • BiologyMaster64BiologyMaster64 - Posts: 187 Junior Member
    Sorry probably my mistake but it seemed like you were contradicting me when I told OP to leave and you told OP to 'keep at it'...
  • seoheekimseoheekim Registered User Posts: 7 New Member
    I will get ACCEPTED.
  • CalTechJPLCalTechJPL Registered User Posts: 265 Junior Member
    Fine. Go on rattling all you want cause the admission officers will judge your personality... and from reading your above posts, it is clear that you have lied in your essays and not really shown who you really are (might hurt you)... But still.. Go get selected and do yourself proud.. We dont care!! So quit it!!
    Your attitude will not let you go far in life unless you work to change it and be a LITTLE grounded. If you will do so, you MAY be successful but right now, all I can say is that please stop being overconfident. Keeping your expectations way too high can affect you badly! Even 2400 SAT and perfect AP students would not be as over confident as you are..
    So umm.. Be sweet and kind, people will be kind in return. Otherwise we can be mean too!
    You really want to get selected and do well? I would suggest that you start by apologizing to all the people on this thread! Otherwise god help you brother!
    Good Luck.
  • Falcon1Falcon1 Registered User Posts: 1,950 Senior Member
    "I was National Representative of KOREA to Stockholm Water Prize. Princeton do not see these post, so it does not care." "I will get accepted and laugh at you." "I will get ACCEPTED." "I will be ANGRY if Princeton do not pick me."

    This is one of those rare instances where I wish someone one from Princeton's adcom is reading this thread and keeping an eye out for the National Representative of KOREA to Stockholm Water Prize's app to cross his or her desk. It would be like when you see the guy who cut you off and sped away at 90mph pulled over by the side of the road by a cop.

    Better yet, what would Tina Fey in Admissions do with this person's app? Would have made a great bonus scene.
  • NihilusNihilus Registered User Posts: 287 Junior Member
    @Falcon1 Hehehe at that last part

    But really, this guy is either a **** or an idiot. Neither deserve much attention on the Internet, though both unfortunately get far too much of it.
  • Falcon1Falcon1 Registered User Posts: 1,950 Senior Member
    ^ Yup, agreed. After I wrote that last post, I said to myself I can't believe I wasted my time doing this.
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