laura
laura,
MIT ‘18
B.S., Computer Science, , Astronomy and Astrophysics
Aspiring data scientist with interests in astronomy and cognitive sciences
Features Included
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Essays
2
Schools
14
Scores
5
Advice
5
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Mendham, New Jersey
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Action
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken French

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)

Applied for a B.S. in Computer Science

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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My grandparents’ house is not nearly big enough to fit my entire family on holidays. The air conditioning doesn’t work nearly well enough to combat the heat of Florida in July. The bulkhead isn’t nearly strong enough to keep the St. John’s River from slowly eroding the backyard. My grandparents’ house is not nearly as spectacular, exotic, or luxurious as any number of potential vacations I can imagine, and yet I always opt to return each winter,...
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General Admissions Advice

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
8 Words
Research, Dance...
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My favorite course thus far, and why
118 Words
Introduction to Astrophysics (8.282): This class was HARD. It's the hardest I've ever worked in a course, and I feel so proud to have finished with a B, especially since I saw such an improvement from...
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5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Passionate, busy,...
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What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
51 Words
Actual, huge "college parties" exist if you seek them out. If you're not a party...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
75 Words
I only interviewed with MIT (it's not as big a thing with UChicago), and my interview was great! We met up at a...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.50
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2330
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1570
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details9 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAmerican Cancer Society, Drama Production Crew, Marching Band, Science Club/Team

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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