LadyStoic9
LadyStoic9,
RPI ‘16
B.S., Environmental Engineering
I love to paint, play video games, and take care of my garden :)
Features Included
3
Essays
1
Schools
2
Scores
4
Advice
6
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Albany, New York
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision, Transfer
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Troy, NY)
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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Troy, NY)

Applied for a B.S. in Environmental Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Other Relative

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Elizabeth Zeccola Bachelors in Environmental Engineering at RPI ezeccola@live.com Throughout high school I was fully engrossed in graphic design. Artistic ability and a longing to create were what drove my desire to succeed in a highly competitive and inventive field. Everything changed when I was thrown into the vast world of science in 11th grade physics; I found myself loving every minute of it. I struggled through tests and stayed after class for help but I enjoyed the...
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Supplemental Essay
185 Words
Example of a cover letter (company taken out for privacy): Hello! About myself: I am a highly motivated and organized individual with a passion for all living things. I like to volunteer my time to the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society as a foster parent for sick and/or young animals as well as to Girls in STEM meetings as a role model for young women. There has always been this powerful drive to learn more and it is with this...
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Additional Essay Details
63 Words
I try to be as honest as possible but not sound as if I'm complaining or looking for pity. I've been through a lot in my life but I'm definitely stronger because of all the hardships. I hope to convey this in my essays because it shows that I can learn from stressful situations and better myself with the experience, good or bad.
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General Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
6 Words
Tired, active,...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
182 Words
Work! Definitely work!! You will spend a LOT of money going to college, and I'm not just talking tuition. Books, food, activities, etc! My family is poor and I've had to pay for everything, I was really glad I spent most of the summer working and saving up to get me through the year. ...
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My advice about getting recommenders
268 Words
Go to office hours! Or try to catch the professor while everyone else is leaving! I never understood those students that would walk up to the prof to introduce themselves, the intense awkward silence that followed would make me cringe. Devise a strategy! Stuck on a small problem while doing the homework? Didn't quite catch that last bullet point because the person next to you sneezed or answered their cell phone (like a jerk)? Ask the professor! Start with your...
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What set me apart from other applicants
69 Words
Passion. It was very obvious in my application essay that I have a passion for learning in general. I don't...
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High School Performance

GPA
4
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1690
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1210
SAT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details1 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSoccer

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAnimal Foster Care Provider / Animal Rescue Volunteer, Community Cleanup / Service, Tutoring/Mentoring, Computer / Technology Volunteer, Culinary, Gay/Straight Alliance

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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