VictoriaSH
VictoriaSH,
MIT ‘16
B.S., Architecture
Features Included
1
Essays
8
Schools
13
Scores
5
Advice
4
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Shanghai, China
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • McGill University (Montreal, Canada)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)

Applied for a B.S. in Architecture

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
251 Words
Art/acting/singing, One moment that changed you
I used to be a person that refused to leave my comfort zone. My art teacher hated it and constantly pushed me to leave it, to try new things, and to stop being so uptight and detail-oriented. Sophomore winter, I was working on a charcoal piece of the school chapel for my AP portfolio. I had been working for a week, and in his words, I was “stuck”, too fixated on the details to get to the actual piece. He...
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General Admissions Advice

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
76 Words
My private admissions counselor was Christine Chapman with Chapman Educational Services (http://scchapmaned.com/index.php), and I had formed a relationship with...
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My advice about getting recommenders
66 Words
I had my art teacher, my junior AP English teacher, and my AP Calculus teacher write my recommendations. All three...
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How to increase chances at my school
59 Words
Unless you're truly passionate about robotics, I would skip that - almost every other applicant to MIT is...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
54 Words
Have fun, but learn something/do something in the process. My high school summers were spent...
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How I chose schools to apply to
50 Words
My college counselor was instrumental in this - he made out a list of colleges...
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High School Performance

Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypeBoarding
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2300
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1560
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details10 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesMath Team, Tutoring/Mentoring, Charity Drive Organizing, Drama Production Crew
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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