rosetaylorm
rosetaylorm,
MIT ‘16
B.S., Operations Research, , Political Science and Government
Current undergraduate studying Operations Research & Political Science, directing a non-profit, & interning with the US Dept. of Education
Features Included
2
Essays
11
Schools
14
Scores
7
Advice
3
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown New York, New York
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Action
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • Harvey Mudd (Claremont, CA)
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Troy, NY)
  • University at Albany - SUNY (Albany, NY)
  • Binghamton University - SUNY (Binghamton, NY)
  • Villanova University (Villanova, PA)
  • Stony Brook University - SUNY (Stony Brook, NY)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
Tap/click a school logo above to view essays and advice specific to that school.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)

Applied for a B.S. in Operations Research

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

These essays haven't been tagged by school. Click school logos above to see tagged essays.

“Does that mean I failed?” I inquired. I’m sure I wasn’t the first or the last to ask this question. In fact, the man sitting in the passenger seat had probably heard it many times that day alone. He looked over and nodded indifferently. He had known me for a total of six minutes, if that, and yet here he was, shattering my dreams—again. When I slumped into the passenger seat next to my mother, I began...
Read more...
Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
51 Words
I wrote about my love for MIT's economics department and the strong women I had met at a summer program I had completed there. The essay focused on how desperately I wanted to go to MIT and showcased that through a knowledge of individuals who either taught at or attended MIT.
Read more...

General Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
56 Words
Apply, apply, apply to programs at your top choice colleges in the summers leading up to your...
Read more...
List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
47 Words
If given the name of your interviewer, look them up beforehand! It's an easy...
Read more...
What I’d change about my application process
32 Words
Don't apply to schools you know you won't go to!...
Read more...
What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
76 Words
Talk about a desire to change the world. MIT prides itself on the fact that our engineers do not stay siloed in labs...
Read more...
What set me apart from other applicants
21 Words
I had a sense of humor...
Read more...
My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
30 Words
I currently co-direct a nonprofit that aims to make...
Read more...
Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
34 Words
I did not use a private admission counselor and neither...
Read more...

High School Performance

Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypeReligious
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2280
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1550
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTrack & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesDebate Club/Team, Math Team, Mathematics, Engineering, Science, and Achievement (MESA)

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Application Additional Materials

Similar Profiles

millertj19
MIT ‘15


Accepted to MIT

I absolutely love reading and watching Jeopardy
lexilou1985
MIT ‘19


Accepted to MIT, Illinois

Born in Florida, lived in Illinois.
lagrassa
MIT ‘18


Accepted to MIT, UMich, GA Tech, NYU-Poly, Yale, CMU, Columbia

I did a few science competitions with a chemistry research project but want to do comp sci. Let's see how that goes...
Sharon Lin
MIT ‘21


Accepted to MIT, NYU, Columbia, Cornell, CMU, UC Berkeley, Duke

MIT '21, BS in Computer Science & Physics
nicarons
MIT ‘20


Accepted to MIT, UMich, Brown, Northwestern, UC Berkeley

I am a nerdy MIT Undergrad who likes building things and solving problems.