dhokeefe
dhokeefe,
New Jersey IT ‘20
B.S., Computer Engineering
Hi! I'm the type of person that hangs with friends playing computer games, but I'm not afraid to try new stuff, and I love explaining things to people in ways they can understand.
Features Included
2
Essays
6
Schools
8
Scores
2
Advice
4
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Ocean Township, New Jersey
GenderMale
EthnicityHispanic, White Non-Hispanic
First Gen College StudentYes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology (Newark, NJ)
  • Binghamton University - SUNY (Binghamton, NY)
  • Rochester Institute of Technology  (Rochester, NY)
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Troy, NY)
  • Stevens Institute of Technology (Hoboken, NJ)
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New Jersey Institute of Technology (Newark, NJ)

Applied for a B.S. in Computer Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

It's always exciting getting packages in the mail, and when the mail carrier pulled up with a large brown box, I knew my parents bought something interesting. My parents opened up the box and pulled out a computer tower; I was instantly excited. Little did I know I would be playing with this "exciting" box" for the rest of my life. I could not contain my excitement; I was jumping with joy seeing my parents set it up. I used...
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Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
287 Words
Throughout my academic career, I was labeled the “smart” student. I was reading and writing in Kindergarten, so I always read ahead of the teacher. In fifth grade, I was selected for my middle school’s Enrichment program, also known as the Gifted and Talented Program, where I excelled. Seventh grade was my first encounter with advanced curriculum; I was placed into Pre-Algebra, which students normally take in eighth grade. I performed well, and was placed in Algebra I Advanced...
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School Specific Advice

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
67 Words
I interviewed with NJIT, specifically the Honors College. During my interview, we talked about projects I've worked on at home,...
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More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
120 Words
I chose the schools I applied to by first seeing which colleges had the major I wanted: Computer Engineering. Then, I narrowed it down by SAT score and ACT score average closest to mine. I then...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
3.85
 
Rank
Top 25%
 
Academic Performance in High School Low one semester/year
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
30
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
1860
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1320
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details2 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesDECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America), Computer / Technology Volunteer, Students Against Drunk Driving (Destructive Decisions) (SADD), Italian Club
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

Awards Received
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