ffionaz
ffionaz,
MIT ‘19
B.S., Computer Science
I am a girl from Arizona who is passionate about CS/Math
Features Included
4
Essays
9
Schools
18
Scores
3
Advice
2
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Chandler
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin, Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)

Applied for a B.S. in Computer Science

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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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...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
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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...
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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...
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Additional Essay Details
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Talked about my intellectual Passions, UChicago Early, same why us essay for most colleges
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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
23 Words
What major you apply to really matters,...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
15 Words
Relax. The interviews should be...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
25 Words
I would recommend going to summer camps. They...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.50
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2300
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1560
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details20 classes and scores

Sports

SportsCross Country

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesDebate Club/Team, Hospital Volunteer
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Application Additional Materials

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