vinay427
vinay427,
UMich ‘17
B.S., Computer Science, , Cognitive Science
Features Included
2
Essays
4
Schools
5
Scores
1
Advice
0
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Chicago, Illinois
EthnicityAsian, Black / African American
AdmissionEarly Action
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Kannada, Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
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University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)

Applied for a B.S. in Computer Science

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Sibling

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
609 Words
Challenged a belief
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,...
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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...
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General 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...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.8
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
36
 
ACT Score Details
 
Highest SAT
2340
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1580

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details3 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

Experience & Awards

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