geekinthepink
geekinthepink,
Pitt ‘17
B.S., Computer Science, , Anthropology and Archaeology
I am a nerd who is an athlete, a girl who loves computer science, an old soul in a young body, and basically a conundrum wrapped in an enigma! If you have many interests, good for you!
Features Included
1
Essays
1
Schools
18
Scores
5
Advice
2
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Reading, Pennsylvania
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken French

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA)
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University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA)

Applied for a B.S. in Computer Science

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

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Personal Statement
775 Words
Overcoming a health obstacle
On March 5, 2011, my dad and I were rear-ended while driving to a tennis tournament. We were fortunate that the accident was small, and resulted in limited damage to the car. Two days later I endured a pounding headache during the school day and that night began vomiting and experiencing severe dizzy spells and black outs that caused me to stumble and fall to the ground. As a trained athlete, I almost never before lost my balance unexpectedly and fallen, so...
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General Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
81 Words
Do not just look at rankings! Rankings that list the "best" schools do not mean they are the best for your education. If your...
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My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
33 Words
Varsity Tennis, Student Athlete Advisory Council, Student Alumni Association Board...
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Reaching out to professors and coaches at schools I applied to
31 Words
If you plan to play a sport, recruiting and...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
19 Words
Pitt has an amazing community culture...
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What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
159 Words
Pitt is big on community. I have never experienced a set of students and alumni who feel so connected to their school. I have never met an alum who had something bad to say about their experience at Pitt. No place will be absolutely perfect, but the fact...
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High School Performance

Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Low one semester/year
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
33
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2140
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1490
SAT Prep
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details15 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTennis

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesChurch, Math Team

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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