College Admissions Info

marliessandra
marliessandra
Worcester Polytechnic Institute ‘19
BS, Civil Engineering

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 6 advice topics

Student Background

I am of the Class of 2019 at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. I am a civil engineering major with a minor in mechanical engineering. Like every other college student, I love netflix and food, but also studying and learning (after that's why we are here)!
From: Huntington Beach , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: SSU, WPI, Haverford, Carleton, Colorado, UC Denver, UCCS
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Dutch

Test Scores

1900
SAT
28
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1350
Highest SAT: 1900
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High School Performance

4.30
GPA
Top 5%
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High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Basketball, Volleyball
Extracurricular Activities: Model Congress / Model UN, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization
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College Application Essays

621 Words
In the world, two unique types of dreams exists: waking and nocturnal. Nocturnal dreams can occur during rest where even the most ludicrous and fantastical creatures can exist whereas waking dreams are coherent desires that everyone yearns for. As a little girl, I had a dream, a waking dream, and I wholeheartedly believed it would become a reality. In truth, I would be destined to fail. The first time my five-year-old eyes caught a glimpse of Disney’s Little Mermaid...









Additional Essay Details:
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I chose a topic that was not only personal but also something unique. Not everyone loves mermaids as much as I do. Take your quirks and make them into strengths with your essays. But I didn't write this in one sitting. Over the course of a couple of months, I went from a trash can full of paper to an essay that I absolutely love. By asking for help from teachers and friends, I was able to make it a...



College Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
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The average student here is quirky, innovative, ambitious, competitive, and compassionate....





My favorite course thus far, and why
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I have only taken freshman courses so far, but I have absolutely loved my...





Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
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Athletics are really popular here from a varsity,intramural, or club level. I currently am participating in...





What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
74 Words
The singular most important thing I was I knew before coming here to WPI was the caliber of students. When I first...





What I’d change about my school if I were student body president
50 Words
I would change orientation for freshman. It was a good experience but I wish there...





What set me apart from other applicants
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I believe that a strong application essay really helps set you apart. Those 650 words give you a chance to put a person behind the rest of the application filled...





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