Backpacker
Backpacker,
Yale ‘
B.S., Engineering Studies
I'm a backpacking and adventure seeking student from Jacksonville, FL who loves to solve problems through engineering
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Background

Hometown Jacksonville, Florida
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
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Yale University (New Haven, CT)

Applied for in Engineering Studies

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

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A Backpacker’s Scale Scraps of shale and rust-colored sandstone skittered down the mountainside as my crewmates and I left the summit. I wasn’t paying attention to the sliding pebbles underfoot or the jacket-ripping wind; I nearly fell after forgetting to dig my heel into the slope, distracted by the disappearing view. We had hiked that day to the snow-ringed summit of Baldy Mountain, a peak 12,441 feet above sea level and the highest point on Philmont Scout Ranch. From...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
88 Words
I spent my summer with passionate students from eight nations at the Summer Science Program. I ate seaweed, played Turkish folk songs, and heard stories of corruption in Thailand. The problems were hard and the people were different, but we shared a love of learning. I hope to find this dynamic in college, and SSPers’ general love for Yale convinced me I would. Academically, I was caught when I read Yale Prof. Brudvig’s research in solar energy; I would...
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Supplemental Essay Amusing anecdote
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I tiptoed down the stairs, earnestly trying to remember if any of the steps had creaked on the way up. Creeping out out the back door, I stumbled through the twilight to the garage. I tested the side door – unlocked! Inside, I spotted a tool chest and quickly searched it for a hex wrench. Sneaking back upstairs, I sat down in front of the media room’s door and backed out the over-tightened set screw holding the doorknob in place....
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High School Performance

GPA
4.00
(no specification of weighting)
High School TypePublic

Test Scores

Highest ACT
36
 
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Highest SAT
2300
 
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Converted SAT Score1560
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