toria222
toria222,
MIT ‘19
B.S., Mechanical Engineering
Features Included
2
Essays
11
Schools
9
Scores
1
Advice
0
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Rockville, Maryland
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision, Early Action, Recruited for Sport
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
  • Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, GA)
  • University of Maryland - College Park (College Park, MD)
  • Emory University (Atlanta, GA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
  • Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)

Applied for a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Softball is a balancing act. Physical balance -swinging the bat at the right angle and judging fly balls accurately- came easily to me. However, I failed to maintain mental balance. Picking up my first metal bat, I quickly became a pendulum, swinging between extremes: too cocksure or overly self-critical. A rookie at age 12, I was not the speediest, nor the strongest, and definitely not a home-run hitter. Yet, I somehow exceeded expectations of being average. I, reveling in my success,...
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Supplemental Essay Issue of personal significance
256 Words
Having a sister three years younger who had skipped a grade, who was accepted into a magnet school, and who excelled in instrumental music, history, and written prose, I lacked confidence. My relatively mediocre musical ability remained neglected, and both my second-rate memory and shoddier writing skills didn’t compare. I genuinely felt worthless. Seeking a new path, I turned to athletics, surprising myself and everyone around me when I performed just slightly better than mediocre. Tentatively lifting my first...
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General Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
19 Words
Internships- start early and gain experience...
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High School Performance

Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2360
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1590
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details5 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSoftball

Extracurriculars

Experience & Awards

Application Additional Materials

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