College Admissions Info

DrewByte
DrewByte
North Carolina State University - Raleigh ‘17
BS, Aerospace Engineering

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 9 advice topics

Student Background

I'm an aspiring Aerospace Engineer who loves games and watching school sports with friends!
From: Trinity , North Carolina
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 3 schools
Accepted At: NC State, UNC, GA Tech
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

2180
SAT
32
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1510
Highest SAT: 2180
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High School Performance

4.40
GPA
Top 5%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
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Academic Performance in High School: Low one semester/year
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Cross Country
Extracurricular Activities: Marching Band, Beta Club, National Honor Society
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College Application Essays

My personal statement talked about my goals and how they push me to constantly better myself. I discussed how my father took my brother and I to Cape Canaveral when I was younger to watch one of the final launches of the Space Shuttle. I decided at that moment that I wanted to go into science and math, and engineering stemmed out of that. My personal statement was crafted to say how my goals fell in line with the characteristics...



College Admissions Advice

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
97 Words
I had to take on loans my Freshman year, and they totaled around $7500. I applied for scholarships, but did not really get any when coming into my University. One...





Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
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Sports. Go to all the sporting events you can. Basketball, Football, even Volleyball. You...





My favorite course thus far, and why
80 Words
This would have to be a Shakespeare course I took my Freshman year. I'm in engineering, so it was vastly different from all the...





What I’d change about my application process
102 Words
I would not have put so much time into thinking of every single club I attended or did stuff with in high school. Honestly, the university cares more about what you...





Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
57 Words
I did not use a private admissions counselor, as I did not even know they existed. My...





How to increase chances at my school
249 Words
So, NC State is in an upward trend. Every year, it is getting harder and harder to get into. This is both good and bad; it is good because the school is getting more competitive, but bad because many students who would have been admitted a year prior may now be below the standards. Due to this, it is good to stay on top of test scores and extracurricular activities. NC State likes to...







Why I declined other schools
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I applied to two other schools- The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Georgia Tech. My family on my mother's side have always been Tarheel fans, and it made a lot of sense for me to apply there because I grew up a...





Post-college plans
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I plan on going to graduate school to get my Doctorate in...





Recommended summer activities during high school and college
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It helps to do service work over the summer, a job, or to attend a summer camp at a university...