College Admissions Info

Chew
Chew
Massachusetts Institute of Technology ‘17
BS, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Organic Chemistry is sort of a puzzle I enjoy solving.
From: Fremont
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: MIT, Yale, UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UCLA, UCSD, Stanford
Denied At:
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Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Burmese, Spanish

Test Scores

2260
SAT
33
ACT
Highest SAT: 2260
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High School Performance

4.40
GPA
Top 10%
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High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

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Extracurricular Activities: Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization, Science Club/Team, Tutoring/Mentoring
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College Application Essays

Evaluate a significant experience, achievement, risk you have taken, or ethical dilemma you have faced and its impact on you. Though I love to apply my mathematical knowledge to solve seemly impossible problems, I am most proud of establishing a tutoring club to help students in my community to excel in math. During the second semester of 10th grade, I asked myself, “What am I good at, and how can I contribute to the community using that quality?” I immediately...







Additional Essay Details:
362 Words
Dear Roomie, I am very excited to meet you. My best friend and I just finished hiking at Yosemite. Even though the trip was tiring, we had fun telling jokes and scaring each other with the thought of bears and wild animals attacking us. I met Lone Lone before the start of the third grade when she moved to my neighboring house in Burma. We quickly became close friends and from there on were inseparable. Although we have many differences...







College Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
34 Words
Take advantage of summer time to pursue your passion, I personally love research and I spent all my summer working in a research lab. Colleges are looking for quality and passion, and not quantity.

Post-college plans
21 Words
I plan to go to graduate school in Chemical Engineering, and hope to convert my PHD project into a start-up company.

Why I ultimately chose my school
17 Words
I went to MIT CPW, and made me feel that I belong and fit into the school.

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
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I continued playing badminton competitively, as well as research projects both during summer and throughout school year.

My favorite course thus far, and why
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I really enjoyed Organic Chemistry classes at MIT, they are very well-taught and inspire me to major in Chemistry.