akashlevy
akashlevy,
Princeton ‘18
B.S., Computer Science
I'm interested in computers, technology, and science.
Features Included
3
Essays
11
Schools
15
Scores
3
Advice
5
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian, White Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
First Gen College StudentNo
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Hindi, German

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • California Institute of Technology (Pasadena, CA)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
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Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)

Applied for a B.S. in Computer Science

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

Some students have a background, identity, interest, or talent that is so meaningful they believe their application would be incomplete without it. If this sounds like you, then please share your story.
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...
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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.
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. ...
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Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
676 Words
Why are you applying to CMU?
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...
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School Specific Advice

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
16 Words
Eating clubs are a huge...
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More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
13 Words
Send in a research...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
21 Words
Find a topic that you and...
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High School Performance

GPA
4.00
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
34
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2300
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1560
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details10 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesScience Club/Team, Quiz Bowl/Academic Bowl, Debate Club/Team, National Honor Society, Tutoring/Mentoring
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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