CRomb
CRomb,
William & Mary ‘18
B.A., Computer Science
Hello! I'm Cullen, a member of the College of William & Mary's class of 2018. I'm majoring in Computer Science.
Features Included
3
Essays
4
Schools
10
Scores
5
Advice
7
ECs
3
Sports

Background

Hometown Leesburg
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • College of William and Mary (Williamsburg, VA)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
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College of William and Mary (Williamsburg, VA)

Applied for a B.A. in Computer Science

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
566 Words
Beyond your impressive academic credentials and extracurricular accomplishments, what else makes you unique and colorful? We know nobody fits neatly into 500 words or less, but you can provide us with some suggestion of the type of person you are. Anything goes! Inspire us, impress us, or just make us laugh. Think of this optional opportunity as Show and Tell by proxy and with an attitude. (William & Mary) I play the game with thoughtfulness and logic—I am blue. Passion and...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
222 Words
What work of art, music, science, mathematics, or literature has surprised, unsettled, or challenged you, and in what way? (UVA) When I think of Enrico Fermi, I picture an exasperated Italian physicist throwing his arms up and his head back, shouting out into the vast reaches of interstellar space with intense frustration, “Where is everybody?” The Fermi Paradox, expressed succinctly in the aforementioned famous quote by its namesake, is the idea that, in what is a seemingly infinite universe full...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
197 Words
Describe one of your quirks and why it is part of who you are. (UVA) My mom listens to Christian music on the radio. My sister shells out ten dollars a month for a music streaming service called Spotify. My brother incessantly listens to the same electronic dance songs, putting them on repeat for weeks at a time. While they blast their music (and sing off key), I spend my time listening to Radiolab, a podcast and radio show produced...
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General Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Clever, intelligent,...
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Why I declined other schools
79 Words
UVA was too preppy and the professors I met were too full of themselves. Class sizes were also too large. JMU is where...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
45 Words
William and Mary is a largely liberal school. Nearly everyone is open-minded and...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
24 Words
Getting a summer job is likely one...
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Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
34 Words
I did not use a private admissions counselor. The guidance...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.42
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2240
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1530
SAT IIs
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details7 classes and scores

Sports

SportsFootball, Track & Field, Cross Country

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesQuiz Bowl/Academic Bowl, Key Club, National Honor Society, Junior Classical League / Latin Club, Math Team, Student Council / Government, Tutoring/Mentoring

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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