College Admissions Info

vinay427
vinay427
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, ‘17
BS, Computer Science, Cognitive Science

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Chicago , Illinois
Race/Ethnicity: Asian, Black / African American
Legacy: No, Sibling
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 4 schools
Accepted At: UC Berkeley, UMich
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Kannada, Spanish

Test Scores

2340
SAT
36
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1580
Highest SAT: 2340
Highest ACT:

High School Performance

3.80
GPA
Top 5%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

None reported

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Challenged a belief
609 Words
Having been born in the UK, with parents from Delhi and Kenya, I feel my background has given me an internationally diverse outlook. In my travels, I have met with both the affluence of Europe and the poverty existing in India. Such contrasts have compelled me to seek an understanding of the forces that drive the world economy, and why after centuries of economic theory such inequalities continue to exist. Over the summer, I have been researching India's economic development,...









Supplemental Essay: Amusing anecdote
507 Words
According to Mother Teresa, “If you judge someone, you have no time to love them.” I first saw this quote when it was posted on my sixth-grade classroom wall, and I hated it. Rather, I hated Mother Teresa’s intention, but I knew that the quote’s veracity was inarguable. I felt that it was better to judge people so as not to have to love them, because some people don’t deserve a chance. Judgments are shields, and mine...







College Admissions Advice

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
463 Words
View it as an opportunity. The essay is one of the few things that you've got complete control over in the application process, especially by the time you're in your senior year. You've already earned most of your grades; you've already made most of your impressions on teachers; and chances are, you've already found a set of activities you're interested in continuing. So when you write the essay, view it as something more than just a page to fill up with writing. View it as a chance to tell the admissions committee about who you are as a person. Be...