College Admissions Info

Cambridge University , Massachusetts Institute of Technology ‘15
BS, Aerospace and Aeronautical Engineering

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Personal statement
  • 2 advice topics

Student Background

Engineering undergraduate at Cambridge University who spent a year at MIT, specialising in Aerospace Engineering in final years
From: Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Accepted At: Cambridge, MIT
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

Highest SAT: 2400
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High School Performance

Top 5%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

None reported

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Study/travel abroad
1664 Words
-“Why should you go to MIT?” Coming from the Emerald Isle it seems only natural to follow in the footsteps of previous centuries’ austerity-ridden Irishmen. Specifically New England presents the tantalising prospect of building on my almost two years’ experience of old England to date. I hope this opening doesn’t give the impression that I’m taking this opportunity lightly. Next to Cambridge University MIT is the predominant engineering institution in the world, unless you ask CalTec graduates. ...

College Admissions Advice

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
4 Words
No, I did not

How I chose schools to apply to
15 Words
Look at the course content, that's the most important thing in my book (pun intended)