lmarkey
lmarkey,
MIT ‘17
B.S., Mechanical Engineering
Engineering student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Features Included
2
Essays
15
Schools
20
Scores
1
Advice
0
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown San Diego, California
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Pomona College (Claremont, CA)
  • Claremont McKenna College (Claremont, CA)
  • Rice University (Houston, TX)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)

Applied for a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
724 Words
Overcoming a health obstacle
When I walked into my first volleyball practice I didn’t know that I was about to start a journey that would change me profoundly. I still remember everything from that day, down to the number of the court I was placed on and the lime green frog t-shirt that I wore. I fell in love on that first day, from then on talking, dreaming, breathing volleyball. At practice, water breaks were my enemy because I had to put down...
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Supplemental Essay Amusing anecdote
411 Words
Hi Roomie! I can’t believe this dream is finally becoming a reality. Soon we’ll be dining at the Axe and Palm and cheering on the football team at Stanford Stadium—Go Cardinal! I’m so glad I’ll have someone to share these great experiences with over the next year. But first, let me tell you a little bit about me. I’ll be very outgoing when we first meet. I love learning about people so I’ll...
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General Admissions Advice

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
303 Words
I went to a private essay writing counselor, although I'm not sure that ended up being the best idea for me tin the end. The counselor was my SAT writing instructor for I class I had taken the summer before my junior year, and although I had a tremendous amount of respect for him and he was extremely helpful, I think some of the influence he had on my essays was not as positive as it could have been. My biggest regret in my college application process is probably the topic of my personal statement, as it was extremely generic...
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High School Performance

Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2360
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1590
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details13 classes and scores

Sports

SportsVolleyball

Extracurriculars

Experience & Awards

Awards Received

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