nicarons
nicarons,
MIT ‘20
B.S., Economics
I am a nerdy MIT Undergrad who likes building things and solving problems.
Features Included
2
Essays
5
Schools
13
Scores
4
Advice
2
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Chelsea, Michigan
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)

Applied for a B.S. in Economics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

Personal Statement
668 Words
Failure experience, Story central to identity
Within the first five minutes of our training, I had already failed. Exiting a calm eddy, I leaned a little too much, and flipped my boat. My Uncle Eric had invited me and my Dad on a white water kayaking trip down the wild and scenic portion of the Rogue River in Oregon. I had never kayaked before and was the youngest by 15 years. Our training lasted two days, and then our group embarked on a five day trip through...
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Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
253 Words
One of my personal challenges is to find and do the little things that make a positive impact on those in my various communities. Sometimes it’s as simple as answering late night text messages for Physics help, or giving a welcoming “high five” to nervous freshmen in the first few days of school. One deliciously easy way I improve the lives of others in my community is inspired by my Grandma’s baked goods. Whenever I visited her, it...
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School Specific Advice

How to increase chances at my school
45 Words
There are a lot of nerdy people here, but that's not everyone. MIT is...
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More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
115 Words
Make sure the people like you! Although teachers or other recommenders will almost always write positive letters of rec for any student, if the person really likes you they will be sure to put in...
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How I chose schools to apply to
39 Words
Only apply to schools you really could see yourself at. If you...
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What I’d change about my application process
41 Words
I wish I got started earlier. Things can get really busy senior...
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High School Performance

GPA
4
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 1%
 
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
36
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details10 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSoccer (Recruited), Track & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesChoir, School Choir
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

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