College Admissions Info

Carnegie Mellon University, ‘19
BS, Mechanical Engineering

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: New York , New York
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: CMU, UMich, Binghamton, Lehigh
Denied At:
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Urdu

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1530
Highest SAT: 2240
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Quiz Bowl/Academic Bowl
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Childhood memory
622 Words
I was surrounded by the incessant sounds of cars and bikes speeding by, mixing with the equally fast Spanish being spoken behind me. They whirled and swirled in the warm eddies of the wind, picking up other sounds. The cacophony entered my ear and banged on it, demanding to be heard. It was a warm day, one of those days so hot you can smell the heat, the smell I now know to be of metal, rubber, concrete, litter, all...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
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Additional Essay Details:
581 Words
I remember watching Randy Pausch’s Last Lecture in my Computer Science class three years ago. Even then, as a freshman, I was amazed at his passion and charisma. And, at the same time, I was drawn to him, and I thought to myself that this is someone I would want to be like one day. Randy, of course, was a proud CMU alum and professor who, in many ways, embodies the spirit of the college he dedicated his life...

College Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
64 Words
Its an awesome school, especially in engineering and computer science. The real drawback is the hefty price tag, which...