ndixon104,
Colby ‘20
B.S., Computer Science
Features Included
2
Essays
24
Schools
9
Scores
5
Advice
2
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Houston, Texas
GenderMale
EthnicityBlack / African American
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Colby College (Waterville, ME)
  • Allegheny College (Meadville, PA)
  • Carleton College (Northfield, MN)
  • Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, OH)
  • Bowdoin College (Brunswick, ME)
  • Fordham University (New York, NY)
  • Kenyon College (Gambier, OH)
  • Lehigh University (Bethlehem, PA)
  • Tulane University (New Orleans, LA)
  • University of Rochester (Rochester, NY)
  • Washington and Lee University (Lexington, VA)
  • Williams College (Williamstown, MA)
  • Northern Arizona University (Flagstaff, AZ)
  • University of Houston  (Houston, TX)
  • University of Texas - El Paso (El Paso, TX)
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Colby College (Waterville, ME)

Applied for a B.S. in Computer Science

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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With my laptop bag in my left hand and a Red Bull in my right, I struggled to pull up a chair so I could begin working on the most important project of my life, a website called Houston Home Buyer Assistance. Today was the third annual City of Houston Open Innovation Day Hackathon. I sat down, pulled out my dinosaur of a laptop and was greeted by one of my Desktop Images: a SQL statement which said “SELECT * FROM...
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Supplemental Essay Strong beliefs/principles
109 Words
My faith empowers me. Many times in life, I have struggled with feelings of self-worth and . By indulging in the Bible, I come out of these seemingly tough situations a stronger person. For example, I learned that when I am stuck in a rut and think I can’t get out, I reflect on Psalms 62:5. “Let all that I am wait quietly before God for my hope is in Him.” Scriptures like that bring power to my life and can...
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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
8 Words
I would...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
140 Words
I interviewed with Bowdoin College twice. One time was during a college trip. The interviewer was a college admissions officer from Dallas, TX and we spent a dominant amount of time on one particular subject we could agree on: the life of...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
49 Words
I did a variety of summer opportunities including: debate camps, environmental projects, civic hacking, and...
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What set me apart from other applicants
36 Words
One thing that DEFINITELY set me apart was my engagement in...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
60 Words
I chose Colby College for 3 reasons: 1) they have a strong interdisciplinary Computer Science department. I can combine Computer...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.37
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypeMagnet
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
26
 
ACT Score Details
 
Highest SAT
1800
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1290
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details3 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesDebate Club/Team, Computer / Technology Volunteer

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Awards Received

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