majin
majin,
MIT ‘16
B.S., Computer Science
Facebook Intern 2015
Features Included
4
Essays
10
Schools
11
Scores
5
Advice
4
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Raleigh, North Carolina
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
First Gen College StudentYes
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Japanese, Mandarin

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • University of Texas - Austin (Austin, TX)
  • University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign (Champaign, IL)
  • University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA)
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)

Applied for a B.S. in Computer Science

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
532 Words
Work experience
Staring at the monitor intensely, I held my breath and hit enter. The first task completed successfully, but the second task spewed a mob of compiling errors onto the screen. I sighed. I had been working on the problem for more than a week now. Why couldn’t I get it right? Exiting the ugly window of errors, I double-clicked the icon for Spider Solitaire. IBM’s laid-back environment allowed employees to take occasional breaks. Usually, though, people would only...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
15 Words
I feel like I could gain the skills I need to change the world here.
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Supplemental Essay Amusing anecdote
8 Words
(how I have fun) Playing bananagrams with friends
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Supplemental Essay Strong beliefs/principles
19 Words
How one of my teachers in elementary school taught me about the importance of community service and inspired me
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General Admissions Advice

My favorite course thus far, and why
31 Words
6.811, Principles and Practices of Assistive Technology. You get matched...
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5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Smart. Hard-working....
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What I’d change about my school if I were student body president
13 Words
Improve the management of...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
20 Words
Interviewed with MIT and Cornell. Both...
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Why I declined other schools
62 Words
MIT has one of the best CS programs, and the hacking/engineering culture really fit me. I toured Princeton...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.50
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
36
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2270
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1550
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details5 classes and scores

Sports

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesKey Club, Tutoring/Mentoring, Debate Club/Team
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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