JoeTheEngineer
JoeTheEngineer,
UVA ‘17
B.S., Computer Engineering
I'm a Computer Engineer at the University of Virginia. Wahoowa!
Features Included
3
Essays
5
Schools
16
Scores
0
Advice
9
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Fairfax, Virginia
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Blacksburg, VA)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • Boston University (Boston, MA)
  • George Mason University (Fairfax, VA)
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University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)

Applied for a B.S. in Computer Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
502 Words
Leadership experience, Interest in tech/engineering
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...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
9 Words
Describing what I would do with an engineering grant
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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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General Admissions Advice

High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.20
 
Rank
N/A
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
33
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2040
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1430
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details8 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesBoy/Girl Scouts, Marching Band, Volunteer Coach, Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band, Math Team, National Honor Society, School Band, School Jazz / Orchestra, Younglife (Christian)
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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