College Admissions Info

Princeton University, ‘21
BS, Chemical Engineering

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Convolutedly simple.
From: Dallas , Texas
Gender: Male
First Gen College Student: No
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Accepted At: UT Austin, Rice, MIT, Dartmouth, Yale, UC Berkeley, Columbia
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:

Test Scores

Highest ACT:
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ACT Prep:

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 5%
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
College Classes In High School:
Academic Performance in High School: Low at first but improved

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Fencing (Recruited)
Awards Received:

College Application Essays

Personal Statement for Princeton: Interest in med/sci/math, Interest in tech/engineering
698 Words
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 –...

Supplemental Essay for Princeton: “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,...

College Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
6 Words
Self-motivated, diligent,...

How I chose schools to apply to
21 Words
I wanted a place where I...

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
19 Words
Princeton - very casual interview at...

My advice about getting recommenders
13 Words
Choose recommenders that know...

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
20 Words
Describe how your interests can grow...

What I’d change about my application process
30 Words
I should have let my friends give me their...