Mark Yen
Mark Yen,
Florida ‘21
B.S., Aerospace Engineering
I am a math and physics nerd.
Features Included
3
Essays
8
Schools
11
Scores
3
Advice
4
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Aventura, Florida
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
First Gen College StudentNo
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Florida (Gainesville, FL)
  • University of Central Florida (Orlando, FL)
  • Florida State University (Tallahassee, FL)
  • Florida International University (Miami, FL)
  • University of California - Irvine (Irvine, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
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University of Florida (Gainesville, FL)

Applied for a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Other Relative

School Specific Essays

Personal Statement
438 Words
Childhood memory, Interest in med/sci/math
Since kindergarten, I had strong interests in math and science and a desire to help others achieve mastery in mathematics. In elementary, I was always the first student to complete any math work. With my spare time, I would always assist any classmates sitting beside me. Then, nearly every night, my peers would call me for help with math homework. Since I was well-known as a quick math problem solver by middle school, I was given permission to stand and...
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Personal Statement
342 Words
Anxiety before a competition, Embarrassing mistake
I have played piano since I was five years old and I have performed onstage numerous times. My teacher’s acclamation and my audiences’ applause for my performance help build my confidence onstage. Two years ago, Miami-Dade College held a piano recital. I was ecstatic to perform, so my teacher chose a six-minute song for me to play, thinking it will fully demonstrate my talents. When the day came, I strolled confidently onto the stage, bowed, heard the big applause,...
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Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
226 Words
The University of Central Florida is well-known for its Aerospace Engineering major, which is what I want to pursue in my post-secondary education. Many of my teachers, as well as my counselor, recommended me to this university after discussing my future plans with them. Furthermore, there is a variety of aerospace industries located around Orlando, giving me the opportunity to hold an internship while attending college. This will allow me to build an experience that not only will enhance my...
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Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
109 Words
The Astronautical Department appeals to me because our current energy consumption is a growing concern. Increasing populations demand more fossil fuels and nuclear energy, releasing carbon dioxide that worsens climate change and leaving surrounding communities at risk to radioactive contamination, causing long-term negative effects on our quality of living. Compounded with my concern is my relentless interests towards this issue, and as a result, innovative ideas came to mind. One possibility is to generate artificial lightning. By mastering how natural...
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School Specific Advice

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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
49 Words
If I had known that there were programs that made applying to colleges easier, such...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
33 Words
I went to Taiwan every summer, so that could be...
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Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
31 Words
I should've began applying for scholarships in freshman year...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.50
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypeMagnet
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
35
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
1510
 
SAT Score Details
 
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details7 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesDebate Club/Team, Library Volunteer, Math Team, Community Cleanup / Service
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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