klaus251
klaus251,
Columbia ‘21
B.S., Computer Science
A mediocre programmer with an above average compsci essay.
Features Included
3
Essays
2
Schools
7
Scores
3
Advice
6
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown NY, New York
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Binghamton University - SUNY (Binghamton, NY)
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Columbia University (New York, NY)

Applied for a B.S. in Computer Science

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

Speeding past Donkey Kong, I was in the lead. As I neared the finish line, Bowser slammed his cart into mine, sending me off course. I frantically pushed the buttons, trying to regain control when my dad interrupted my game of Mario Kart. “Time’s up!” he yelled. Ever since I got a Nintendo DS, my dad only let me use it during holidays. Afterwards, I had to put it back in a bag before he hid it in his...
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Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
217 Words
I hope to pursue my interests in computer science, government, and business. Columbia openly encourages such breadth of study, and I want to learn from its renowned professors in all those fields as well as take part in the Engineering Student Council and promote Student Enterprises. I discovered that Columbia’s strength in NLP (Natural Language Processing) would allow me to research in machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI). After Yahoo first released its summarization app News Digest, I was...
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Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
155 Words
I love Hawaiian culture. Since my uncle lives in Hawaii, I go there with my family every winter break. It’s only natural that I now prefer Hawaiian pizza over Pepperoni pizza and water slides over rollercoasters. The best way I can spread my zeal is joining Mālama Hawaiʻi at Columbia. While Mālama Hawaiʻi has mostly focused on teaching the Hula dance (really, really fun) and transitioning life from Hawaii to New York, I want to...
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School Specific Advice

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General Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
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research and community service for...
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What set me apart from other applicants
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write a...
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My advice about getting recommenders
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ask your teachers early and...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.20
 
Rank
Top 25%
 
Academic Performance in High School Low at first but improved

Test Scores

Highest ACT
34
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details5 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesStudent Council / Government, School Band, Model Congress / Model UN, Tutoring/Mentoring, Community Cleanup / Service, National Honor Society
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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