marliessandra
marliessandra,
WPI ‘19
B.S., Civil Engineering
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)!
Features Included
2
Essays
7
Schools
11
Scores
6
Advice
2
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Huntington Beach, California
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Dutch

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA)
  • Haverford College (Haverford, PA)
  • Carleton College (Northfield, MN)
  • University of Colorado - Boulder (Boulder, CO)
  • University of Colorado - Denver  (Denver, CO)
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Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA)

Applied for a B.S. in Civil Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
621 Words
Story central to identity, Failure experience
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...
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Additional Essay Details
127 Words
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...
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General Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
37 Words
The average student here is quirky, innovative, ambitious, competitive, and compassionate....
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My favorite course thus far, and why
45 Words
I have only taken freshman courses so far, but I have absolutely loved my...
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Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
55 Words
Athletics are really popular here from a varsity,intramural, or club level. I currently am participating in...
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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...
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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...
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What set me apart from other applicants
98 Words
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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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.3
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
28
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
1900
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1350
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details4 classes and scores

Sports

SportsBasketball , Volleyball

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesModel Congress / Model UN, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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