College Admissions Info

dexterrohan
dexterrohan
University of Mississippi ‘21
BS, Computer Science

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 5 supplemental essays
  • 3 advice topics

Student Background

Pianist. Athlete. Debater. Most Importantly: Global Citizen
From: Mhow , India
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Accepted At: FIU, New Mexico, Wheaton, Fordham
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:

Test Scores

1440
SAT
Other SAT Scores:
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High School Performance

4.28
GPA
Top 5%
Rank
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Gymnastics, Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: Model Congress / Model UN, Debate Club/Team, School Band, Student Council / Government
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Awards Received:
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College Application Essays

“Isn’t there an age restriction for space exploration missions?” I thought, smiling in my mind’s eye at the bad joke I had cracked. I could not help but wonder, what was this ‘moon’ thing that the teacher was talking of. Standing with a mixed group of sophomores, juniors, and seniors, I realized that my friend and I were the only freshmen in the group being introduced to an MUN conference. We had certain things in common, we were...









“Isn’t there an age restriction for space exploration missions?” I thought, smiling in my mind’s eye at the bad joke I had cracked. I could not help but wonder, what was this ‘moon’ thing that the teacher was talking of. Standing with a mixed group of sophomores, juniors, and seniors, I realized that my friend and I were the only freshmen in the group being introduced to an MUN conference. We had certain things in common, we were...









Supplemental Essay for Wheaton: “Why us” school essay
303 Words
As a curious child, logical puzzles and problems have always piqued my curiosity. Conceptualizing solar panels made from e-waste for sustainable and efficient power generation, or designing a road diversion plan for my city, my interest in engineering and related activities has done nothing but grown with me. At Wheaton College, I intend to pursue an undergraduate major in Computer Science. With the University’s intensive focus on research and putting new ideas into action, this program is a perfect...





Supplemental Essay for FIU: Scholarship application
855 Words
As a curious child, logical puzzles have always piqued my curiosity. Of course, the greatest puzzle is human behavior and contrary to popular opinion, I believe it is based on logic, even if subliminal. To me, the same logic applies to computers and their world and getting deep insights into the world of computers are the key to this puzzle. My aim is to be involved in work in the field of computers to create positive change in people’s...













Supplemental Essay for Princeton: Time off from school
146 Words
When the beginning of class 11th was turning out to be a bit outrageous for me, due to all the new courses, the summer break felt like a lotus in the mud. I planned a trip alone to Bengaluru. Spending a day and a quarter in the train turned out to be quite distressing for me. But the tragedy was compensated by having adventures in the city – finding buses on Google Maps to trying to decipher their language – the trip...



Supplemental Essay for FIU: Unique question posed by school
517 Words
FIU has been named an Ashoka U Changemaker Campus. With this designation FIU is providing resources to students, faculty and staff to come up with innovative responses to the changing needs of citizens from all over the world. If you had unlimited resources to solve a problem what problem would you solve and why? (500 words) Dear Diary, Today after graduating from FIU with an undergraduate degree in Computer Science, I realize that I made the best decision of my life...







Supplemental Essay for Richmond: Unique question posed by school
652 Words
Tell us about Spiders. (650 words) All my life I had always feared spiders. I can still remember how I saw my first spider in primary school and started crying. But now being in high school and having gained knowledge about various things, I have started to develop an appreciation for one particular kind of spiders – Richmond Spiders. At the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Richmond I intend to pursue an undergraduate major in Computer Science and...









College Admissions Advice

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
191 Words
I received scholarships from every school I got admitted to out of which I have 2 full tuition scholarships. However, I come from a very humble background in India and my father couldn't afford to pay the expenses after the scholarship. So we settled on pulling out a loan from a bank. I would advice that if...





What I’d change about my application process
116 Words
I started filling out my college applications in the first week of October and applied to a few public universities on my list which did not require any supplemental materials. Then I started working...





What set me apart from other applicants
87 Words
I had 10 other people with me applying to colleges and giving the tests with me. They only focused on applying to top schools and didn't care...