College Admissions Info

Dartmouth College, ‘18
BA, Engineering Science

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Personal statement
  • 1 supplemental essays
  • 12 advice topics

Student Background

A British student, who traveled the world and is ready to live in the wilderness for the next four years.
From: Northern Virginia , Virginia , United Kingdom
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Other Family Member
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 6 schools
Accepted At: Dartmouth, UVA, George Mason, VA Tech
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1410
Highest SAT: 2010
Other SAT Scores:
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 1%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

None reported Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work:

College Application Essays

A normal person would not spend 25 hours a week for six-weeks a year, stuck in a cold, dusty, and noisy workshop with a group of other high school students. However, I'm not normal. For the past year, I worked in these conditions to develop a robot for a competition that was always two weeks too soon. I didn’t begin my robotics experience in that workshop, but it was where I took it to the next level. Before joining [TEAM...

Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
22 Words
I elaborated on the two work experiences I had listed on my application, because they are relevant to my intended degree field.

College Admissions Advice

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
53 Words
Don't be concerned if a school interviews but decides not to interview you. These interviews are...

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
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Don't be afraid to apply for all the scholarships you can find and are eligible for....

How I chose schools to apply to
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How to increase chances at my school
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Reaching out to professors and coaches at schools I applied to
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
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What I’d change about my application process
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What set me apart from other applicants
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My advice about getting recommenders
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Why I declined other schools
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Why I ultimately chose my school
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