College Admissions Info

Vanderbilt University, ‘22
BS, Computer Science

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Needle in a Haystack
From: Jamaica , New York
Gender: Male
First Gen College Student: Yes
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Accepted At: SUNY Buffalo
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:

Test Scores

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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 5%
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
College Classes In High School:
Academic Performance in High School: Low one semester/year

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Cricket
Extracurricular Activities: Robotics, Science/Math, Academic, Family Responsibilities, Family Responsibilities, Music: Instrumental, Other Club/Activity, Other Club/Activity
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Awards Received:

College Application Essays

The door was shut and tension built in the atmosphere. The empty problems on my homework were not the best sight as my distracted mind longed to get off the chair. As long as my body was off the soft-cushioned throne and my pencils were off the paper, I was adventurous, changing the purpose of my pencils and my chair. In these moments, my pencils would no longer act as writing tools, but transform into drum sticks. For as long...

Supplemental Essay for Vanderbilt: Extracurricular activity
259 Words
A glare for a smile, a refusal for a proposal, and a tethered soul after every call - I recollect every second. For every step I walk towards the customers, they go back to the exit door. Everybody comes and goes through the store, with nobody actually buying anything. For every conversation, I thought I was this close to sealing the deal, or so I thought. Working at a Boost mobile store was one of the first nerve-wracking experiences I...

College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
71 Words
I wish I spent more time coming up with a better personal statement. My essay was good but it wasn't great...

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
132 Words
Looking for outside scholarships should honestly be initiated as soon as your junior year. I received generous aid from my university, delivering me with a full ride. However, if you do have outside scholarships to back you up, you might...

My advice about getting recommenders
114 Words
Recommendations probably made one of the largest contributions, if not the largest, in my college admissions. You would want a teacher that has known for a long time to write you a recommendation. But...

How I made up for low grades in high school
95 Words
Although my grades were great, my SAT wasn't on par with the schools I was applying to. This is where your extracurriculars come in and you want to make...

How to deal with the stress of applying to college
66 Words
Organization in the form of excel sheets and binders can work wonders. Time management comes from organization. If you have...

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
127 Words
I immigrated to the United States only 2 years ago. I landed in my junior year high school, with no prior knowledge about high school academics, SAT, university admissions etc. However, I knew everything is online. It just takes...