heyeyw
heyeyw,
MIT ‘23
B.S., Management Sciences and Information Systems
MIT '23
Features Included
2
Essays
6
Schools
16
Scores
3
Advice
4
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Atlanta, Georgia
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
First Gen College StudentNo
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
  • Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, GA)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of Georgia (Athens, GA)
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)

Applied for a B.S. in Management Sciences and Information Systems

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

Some students have a background, identity, interest, or talent that is so meaningful they believe their application would be incomplete without it. If this sounds like you, then please share your story.
Like little flashlights flickering in the humid summer air, the fireflies light my way. They buzz and snap, illuminating the darkening sky and the tree lined pavement as I walk through my neighborhood. This is my favorite part of the day: the transition between light and dark. The fireflies emerge, and the fact that such a small creature can produce chemical reactions that generate light truly fascinates me. These walks, the fireflies and what I learn through my observations of...
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Personal Statement
357 Words
Leadership experience
Describe an example of your leadership experience in which you have positively influenced others, helped resolve disputes or contributed to group efforts over time.
As a national student representative for the Anti-Defamation League, opening conversations in my school surrounding sensitive topics is very important to me. Attending the national youth leadership mission last year in Washington D.C. provided me an opportunity to understand the value in meaningful conversations. At North Springs, I was thrown into a diverse high school plagued by division. Half of the school population is African-American, many coming from the south side of Atlanta for the dual magnet program, and...
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Personal Statement
100 Words
Interest in med/sci/math
Sago worms, bacon and sour cream flavored crickets, ants, and roasted mealworms are some of the insects that I’ve tasted in my free time. There is something unnerving but also so exciting about extending so far beyond my comfort zone. I tried insects for the first time when I was studying entomology for a Science Olympiad competition. After that first taste of mealworms and crickets, my willingness to explore more exotic protein options has grown and has made me...
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Atlanta’s Women in Technology organization has meant so much to me in terms of how it has empowered me and transformed me as I look to my future study and professional career. In participating in WIT’s events, I strengthened my understanding of how technology is changing society and how businesses function. I shadowed and interacted with professional women in technology and found an amazing mentor, Ms. Carrisa. Initially, I connected with her when I was hosting a WIT...
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Supplemental Essay: Extracurricular activity
347 Words
What would you say is your greatest talent or skill? How have you developed and demonstrated that talent over time?
Fencing is one of the skills that has been instrumental in shaping my high school life and my personal growth. I have fenced for over 7 years, competing in epee in the Georgia High School Fencing League and in foil at national and regional tournaments. I went from practicing once a week in middle school to four or five times a week my last 3 years in high school and 2017 proved to be an especially phenomenal year for me. In January, I...
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School Specific Advice

More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
68 Words
Talk to teachers that you feel know you the best and have seen you grow/change/develop as a person!...
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How I narrowed down my essay topics
40 Words
I narrowed down my essay topics by first listing out my own...
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How to deal with the stress of applying to college
89 Words
Time! Management! Skills! Make sure you have a spreadsheet/google calendar setup to organize your deadlines and everything. It's a v stressful time but you need to...
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High School Performance

Unweighted GPA
4.00
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1550
 
SAT Score Details
 
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details12 classes and scores

Sports

SportsFencing

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesScience Club/Team, Diversity Committee / Minority Initiative, Spanish Club, National Honor Society

Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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