College Admissions Info

tokeyas
University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign, ‘19
BS, Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • 1 supplemental essays
  • 3 advice topics

Student Background

From: Rochester , Michigan
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Bengali, French

Test Scores

2080
SAT
34
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1450
Highest SAT: 2080
SAT Prep:
Highest ACT:

High School Performance

3.78
GPA
High School Type: Magnet
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Some good some bad

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Martial Arts
Extracurricular Activities: Tutoring/Mentoring
Awards Received:

College Application Essays

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
772 Words
I have always wanted to go to Carnegie Mellon, even though I've never known exactly why. It's a good school, certainly, but there are other good schools closer to home. If I went to any of those, I could spend less money and maybe not have to put in as much effort. Now that I've had to think about it, the rigorous curriculum that Carnegie Mellon has a reputation for is one of the main reasons that I want to...











College Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
55 Words
I don't think people should spread themselves too thin when it comes to their activities. It's understandable...





My advice about getting recommenders
62 Words
Ask teachers whom you know pretty well for recommendations. They don't necessarily have to be people whose class you...





Post-college plans
81 Words
I haven't quite decided what I want to do after college, but something nice about engineering is that it keeps my options open. I...