madams
madams,
Princeton ‘21
B.S., Chemical Engineering
Work hard, play harder.
Features Included
2
Essays
9
Schools
7
Scores
6
Advice
0
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Dallas, Texas
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • University of Texas - Austin (Austin, TX)
  • Rice University (Houston, TX)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
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Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)

Applied for a B.S. in Chemical Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

Scrolling through the lines of G-code iterations, I rubbed my eyes as my cursor hovered over the “Run” button on the monitor. The image of the Arc de Triomphe taunted me. My finger rested on the mouse in anticipation, but the high stakes furthered my anxiety. I had toiled endlessly to develop a printing system that would construct three-dimensional objects, ranging from chess pieces to human ears, using gels instead of plastics. After working out some kinks to my prototype –...
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Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
509 Words
Glancing at the network of glass pipelines hanging in front of me, I jot down the pressure 0.032 torrs displayed on the barometer before I begin the experiment. As I release bromomethane from its chamber, the barometer’s reading skyrockets. I am a chemical-engineer-in-the-making... My first engineering experience came at the age of five when I received my first LEGO set. As a “civil engineer,” I erected seven-foot “skyscrapers” and developed miniature suburbs from a sea of colorful bricks. Growing older,...
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School Specific Advice

More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
6 Words
Self-motivated, diligent,...
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How I chose schools to apply to
21 Words
I wanted a place where I...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
19 Words
Princeton - very casual interview at...
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My advice about getting recommenders
13 Words
Choose recommenders that know...
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What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
20 Words
Describe how your interests can grow...
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What I’d change about my application process
30 Words
I should have let my friends give me their...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
5.00
(equivalent to 4.00 unweighted)
Rank
Top 5%
 
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Low at first but improved

Test Scores

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

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details4 classes and scores

Sports

SportsFencing (Recruited)

Extracurriculars

Experience & Awards

Awards Received

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