College Admissions Info

New Jersey Institute of Technology, ‘20
BS, Computer Engineering

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 1 supplemental essays
  • 2 advice topics

Student Background

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.
From: Ocean Township , New Jersey
Gender: Male
First Gen College Student: Yes
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic, White Non-Hispanic
Accepted At: Binghamton, RIT, NYIT, Stevens
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Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1320
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 25%
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Academic Performance in High School: Low one semester/year
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America), Computer / Technology Volunteer, Students Against Drunk Driving (Destructive Decisions) (SADD), Italian Club
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement for New Jersey IT, Binghamton, RIT, NYIT, RPI, Stevens: Creative personal story, Interest in tech/engineering
657 Words
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...

Supplemental Essay for New Jersey IT: “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...

College 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...

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