College Admissions Info

Princeton University, ‘18
BS, Computer Science

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I'm interested in computers, technology, and science.
From: Pittsburgh , Pennsylvania
Gender: Male
First Gen College Student: No
Race/Ethnicity: Asian, White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No, Both Parents, Grandparent
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 11 schools
Accepted At: Pitt, CMU, UC Berkeley, Cornell
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Hindi, German

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1560
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High School Performance

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Top 5%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Science Club/Team, Quiz Bowl/Academic Bowl, Debate Club/Team, National Honor Society, Tutoring/Mentoring
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College Application Essays

646 Words
It was another long Saturday afternoon and I had few options but to remain at home with my toys, desperately seeking new narratives for them. On that day alone, Dinosaur had avenged his brother twice while Spotted Cow had met his fate at least five times. Even they seemed bored. I heard the jangle of keys, and looked up to see my father heading toward the garage. I wondered whether I could get him to play with us when he...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
729 Words
Using the quotation below as a starting point, reflect on the role that culture plays in your life. “Culture is what presents us with the kinds of valuable things that can fill a life. And insofar as we can recognize the value in those things and make them part of our lives, our lives are meaningful.” - Gideon Rosen, Stuart Professor of Philosophy, chair of the Council of the Humanities and director of the Program in Humanistic Studies, Princeton University. ...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
676 Words
Having lived in Pittsburgh all my life, I know firsthand that CMU is one of the best universities in the world. Throughout my years, I have formed several bonds with the outstanding students, faculty, campus and programs there. Thus, it is a great pleasure to have the opportunity to apply to such an excellent university this year. I am applying to the School of Computer Science as my first choice for several reasons. The first is simply that I have...

College Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
13 Words
Send in a research...

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
21 Words
Find a topic that you and...

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling (Princeton)
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Eating clubs are a huge...