tawatson
tawatson,
NC State ‘16
B.S., Electrical and Electronics Engineering
I am a student at NC State studying Electrical Engineering.
Features Included
3
Essays
4
Schools
6
Scores
5
Advice
0
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Greensboro
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • North Carolina State University - Raleigh (Raleigh, NC)
  • University of Texas - Austin (Austin, TX)
  • University of Florida (Gainesville, FL)
  • Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, GA)
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North Carolina State University - Raleigh (Raleigh, NC)

Applied for a B.S. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
207 Words
Career aspirations
Throughout my life, I have been someone who is in constant pursuit of personal achievement. Academically, physically, and emotionally, I push myself to be everything of which I am capable, and I do not see a limit. While I was in high school, I played multiple sports, participated in many organizations, and maintained my status as the class leader in GPA. During my gap year, I attempted to travel to Chile, where I would not only have been able to...
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Supplemental Essay Diversity statement
80 Words
Through my participation in the English as a Second Language program at my church, I was introduced to multiple cultures. Each week, I would gather with over thirty refugees, all varying in age, and I would introduce them to English language and culture. My own life was changed, however, by learning about their customs and cultures. My appreciation of diversity is certainly a prominent trait within me, and it allows me to develop relationships with anyone, no matter their background.
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
88 Words
Explain a time when you overcame an obstacle: In high school, I sought to resurrect the seemingly stale, inactive student government. After becoming the president, I found that so little was accomplished because the students and board members were so disjointed; so, I had a policy passed that allowed the president and vice president to personally interact and discuss issues with the whole board. Suddenly, our government was able to instigate new events and policies. I believe that any puzzle...
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General Admissions Advice

How to approach transferring schools
203 Words
Don't be intimidated by the idea of transferring schools. If you find that you are at a school at which you do not belong, then search for a better fit. Personally, I spent years fantasizing about attending the University of Texas at Austin. My family, friends, and I thought that I would love every second of being a Longhorn. Within a...
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Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
111 Words
No one took the time to fully explain scholarships to me. I assumed that I would receive scholarships simply for showing the Office of Financial Aid my grades. I was wrong. Unless the...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
131 Words
Yes, summer is a time to relax and unwind. After a long year of school, everyone needs to use the summer to recharge. However, this does not mean that you should do absolutely nothing. Laziness in excess does not...
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My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
160 Words
When you get to college, most of the voices around you are ceaselessly saying, "Build your resume in everything you do!" Do not listen to these voices. Sure, you need to put your full effort into your classes, and it would be beneficial to join a club that...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
177 Words
The story of my arriving at NC State is an intricate one, but I'll keep it straightforward. After being accepted to what I perceived to be my "dream school," the University of Texas at Austin, I disregarded all other options. When I first visited UT, I honestly was not crazy about it. There...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.50
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypeReligious
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2070
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1450
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details4 classes and scores

Sports

SportsBaseball, Cross Country

Extracurriculars

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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