College Admissions Info

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, ‘17
BS, Mechanical Engineering

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Fun-loving nerd/athlete
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision, Recruited for Sport
Applied To: 10 schools
Accepted At: MIT, Brown, CMU, JHU
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1520
Highest SAT: 2220

High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 5%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Volleyball (Recruited), Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: National Honor Society, Science Club/Team
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work:
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Volunteer Experiences:
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Story central to identity
509 Words
As I focus on readying the reusable bags for the onslaught of groceries making their way down the conveyor belt, I hear a voice from beside me, “Why don’t you wear your hair curly?” I look up to see my customer, a man around twenty with spiked up, half blonde-half pink hair, and assume him to be a hairdresser. I suppress a laugh at his boldness and reply with a shrug, “I think it looks better when it’s...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
5 Words
Passion fruit lifesavers and curiousity

Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
11 Words
Not being awarded title of captain after years of hard work

Additional Essay Details:
562 Words
For my first supplemental essay the question was "What attribute of your personality are you most proud of, and how has it impacted your life so far?" And I said: "And if you take the derivative of the two x to the negative third power, you get negative six over..." As my teacher delves further into his calculus lecture, I reach into my backpack and pull out a lifesaver. Quietly, I rip the plastic open and shove the candy in...

College Admissions Advice

Additional material sent in after waitlisted or deferred
19 Words
Sent in a recipe for brownies...