College Admissions Info

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, ‘17
BS, Chemical Engineering

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am a Chemical Engineering undergraduate at MIT doing biomedical research
From: Columbus , Ohio
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: MIT, Tufts, CMU, Case, U Dayton
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: German

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1490
Highest SAT: 2140
Highest ACT:

High School Performance

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Top 10%
High School Type: Other Private
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Dance
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College Application Essays

The Magic of My Childhood Playground In my childhood memories, COSI Columbus, the local hands-on science center, was a magical place that was full of exciting and enticing activities. The building is full of interactive exhibits and activities that range in topic from scientific inquiry to inventing and innovation and everything in between that fascinated my childhood imagination. As I grew older, COSI grew into something more than my magical childhood playground when I began volunteering at the age of...

Supplemental Essay: Amusing anecdote
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Describe a challenge you've faced and how you managed.

Additional Essay Details:
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As a young child, when my dad was teaching me to ride a bike, he gave me a cautious warning. However, my brain turned that into the threat that, if I did not perform perfectly, I would fall and die. This fear of falling and failing stuck with me, and I became the seventeen-year-old who couldn't ride a bike. As I grew older, I learned that being fearful to try something new was unnecessary and irrational and I resolved to...

College Admissions Advice

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
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Don't judge your school by your interviewer, especially if they are an alumni. The school has probably changed...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
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Do stuff that not only challenges you, but is something that you love. This becomes a great...

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
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I joined a sorority and it was THE BEST decision I made. I now have a group of women who...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
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MIT is right across the river from Boston, which, in my opinion, is one of the greatest cities. There are so many things to do, the...

My advice about getting recommenders
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I selected my physics teacher and my political science teacher because they had both taught...

Why I ultimately chose my school
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Because I liked how excited everyone is on campus. Everyone does everything with a great sense of enthusiasm, and after...