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JoeTheEngineer
JoeTheEngineer
University of Virginia, ‘17
BS, Computer Engineering

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I'm a Computer Engineer at the University of Virginia. Wahoowa!
From: Fairfax , Virginia
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 5 schools
Accepted At: UVA, VA Tech, UMich, BU, George Mason
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

2040
SAT
33
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1430
Highest SAT: 2040
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High School Performance

4.20
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High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Boy/Girl Scouts, Marching Band, Volunteer Coach, Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band, Math Team, National Honor Society, School Band, School Jazz / Orchestra, Younglife (Christian)
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College Application Essays

502 Words
On the already hectic Wednesday night, the Mission Transit manager frantically said, “The payload can only carry one-third of the weight that we thought.” I froze, as if I had not been working hard enough to lower the mass. To get the mass budget in line, major cuts had to be administered, which I had to deal with. The budget was due noon the next day, and it was already one in the morning! My work was not even near...







Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
9 Words
Describing what I would do with an engineering grant

Additional Essay Details:
257 Words
The laptop is the most versatile personal computers of modern day. They combine the computing power of a desktop and the portability of a tablet to create a computer used by college students, professionals, and the general public for overall use. Although the laptop is versatile and effective, their one major setback is their battery life. My funded engineering project would go towards creating and producing a stronger battery that would be able to increase battery life in laptops and...





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