College Admissions Info

shumi97
shumi97
Rutgers, State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick, ‘19
BS, Computer Science

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Personal statement
  • 2 supplemental essays
  • 4 advice topics

Student Background

Rutgers Class of 2019
From: Dayton , New Jersey
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 3 schools
Accepted At: Temple
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Bengali, Spanish

Test Scores

2270
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1550
Highest SAT: 2270
SAT Prep:
SAT IIs:

High School Performance

4.45
GPA
Top 5%
Rank
High School Type: Religious
College Classes In High School:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

None reported

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Overcoming personal struggle
511 Words
I hold my hands against my collar as the heavy, worn harness is fastened around my midsection and behind my neck. The straps fit securely around my body, yet my apprehension grows as the minutes pass by. Nervous giggles erupt from my throat as I ramble in an attempt to keep my mind off of what is coming. My friend gives me a warm smile and places her hand on my arm in a gesture of reassurance, but my misgivings...







Supplemental Essay:
152 Words
During the summers before my junior and senior years of high school, I volunteered at the Memory Care Living facility in Princeton, New Jersey. I interacted with the residents, assisting them as they took part in activities that were designed to stimulate their physical and mental capabilities. I also supported the staff in maintaining organization and cleanliness in the facility. This experience gave me a glimpse of teamwork, cooperation, and dedication necessary for the success of any organization. Additionally, during...



Supplemental Essay:
153 Words
During my first two years of high school, I had pursued my interests in the arts during my spare time, aside from school. However, by the time my junior year arrived, I began to search for an outlet to do so through my high school. After finding none, as no art electives were offered, my classmate and I decided to create a club that catered to all manners of creative expression, from drawing and other visual arts to poetry and...



College Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
102 Words
Ultimately, it was two things that made me choose Rutgers: the financial aid and the new Rutgers Honors College. They offered me the most money to attend, so that was a...





My advice about getting recommenders
61 Words
First, choose early, Let your chosen recommender know from the summer. Next, choose a person who can demonstrate...





What I like about my school’s location and culture
57 Words
The school I've chosen is in an urban part of New Jersey, New Brunswick. The campus is...





What I’d change about my application process
26 Words
I would begin the process earlier, and I...