College Admissions Info

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, ‘19
BS, Computer Science

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am a girl from Arizona who is passionate about CS/Math
From: Chandler
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: Yale, UChicago, MIT, Cornell, Duke, UC Berkeley, UCLA
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Mandarin, Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1560
Highest SAT: 2300
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 1%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
College Classes In High School:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Cross Country
Extracurricular Activities: Debate Club/Team, Hospital Volunteer
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work:
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College Application Essays

I live in a suburb. I speak "American." I own a few pairs of yoga pants. My parents were of the laissez-faire variety, granting me freedom in finding my own passions. They listened to The Police and U2. In our own way, we defied stereotypes. "What are you?" my elementary classmates would ask. "I'm from Colorado." Confused, they would pause. I was not their version of "American." I was not white. Before such questions, I saw no color; rather, I...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
493 Words
Aaron Hill once said, “Don't call the world dirty because you forgot to clean your glasses.” But what happens when one tries on glasses for the first time? If giraffes stand on four legs then why are they not called dogs? If vacations are fun, why can’t we be on vacation all the time? Why does Santa’s present have a Walmart price tag? As a young child I asked so many questions, my parents attempted to quell my...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
547 Words
I was only eleven years old when my sixth grade history class shattered my world view. I had believed in individual autonomy, the self made man-the American Dream. I could accomplish anything- be the next Bill Gates, dance like a ballerina. The market collapse that ended the Roaring Twenties determined the fates of everyone, regardless of their age or ability. I recognized that the market ultimately dictates what an individual can achieve. Learning about the Great Depression revealed to me...

Additional Essay Details:
14 Words
Talked about my intellectual Passions, UChicago Early, same why us essay for most colleges

College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
23 Words
What major you apply to really matters,...

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
15 Words
Relax. The interviews should be...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
25 Words
I would recommend going to summer camps. They...