sridharprabhu
sridharprabhu,
Cambridge ‘20
B.S., Physics
A Physics and Maths student who is interested in the fascinating world around him!
Features Included
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Essays
11
Schools
8
Scores
1
Advice
0
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Bangalore, California, India
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • Boston University (Boston, MA)
  • University of California - Davis (Davis, CA)
  • University College London (London, England)
  • University of Warwick (Coventry, England)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, GA)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN)
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Cambridge University (Cambridge, England)

Applied for a B.S. in Physics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

With Philosophy as its foundation, and Mathematics as its language, Physics testifies to the innate human curiosity to understand the world. Physics is a subject that has existed since the dawn of humanity itself. From cavemen recognizing that they could catch their prey easier by sharpening their spears, to researchers at NASA figuring the optimum fly by path of the New Horizons satellite to Pluto, acts of hypothesis and experimentation are all integral aspects of Science, especially Physics. What fascinates...
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Why three? My responsibility, along with unpacking the family groceries, was to break the spaghetti to fit the size of our jars. However, when I snapped them, the spaghetti would resist breaking in two equal pieces, no matter how hard I tried. Uncooked spaghetti has the unusual property of breaking into three pieces or more. Hold a spaghetti strand by both ends. Slowly and smoothly bend it till it snaps. Count the pieces. There will always be three, or two...
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Supplemental Essay: Amusing anecdote
260 Words
As I trudged with the bludgeoning backpack over my shoulder and my chemistry textbook in my left hand, the old man gently placed his hand on my shoulder. He dug into the pocket of his jaded khaki trousers and gave me a candy. I strained a smile and muttered a hollow “thank you”. His eyes lit up and his chest swelled with pride. He patted me on my back and continued with his afternoon walk. Upon reaching home, I stashed...
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School Specific Advice

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General Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
59 Words
Enthusiastic, Creative, Cooperative, Hard Working, Intelligent - What differentiates Cambridge students is their willingness to support each other,...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.90
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 1%
 
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
33
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details3 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTrack & Field, Football

Extracurriculars

Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

Awards Received

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