College Admissions Info

nick.morris.1671
nick.morris.167
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor ‘19
BA, Mechanical Engineering

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am an engineering student that will be attending the University of Michigan!
From: Grosse Pointe
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: Other Family Member
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 9 schools
Accepted At: UMich, Cornell, UPenn
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

2150
SAT
35
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1490
Highest SAT: 2150
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Highest ACT:

High School Performance

4.28
GPA
Top 5%
Rank
High School Type: Public
College Classes In High School:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America), School Jazz / Orchestra, National Honor Society
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Creative personal story
473 Words
"You only have 27,394 days in your life - if you live to 75. So make each day count." It seemed as if she would say this every lesson. Her Napoleonic figure would tower over me as her sharp Hungarian-accented voice scolded that I was lazy, that I had not practiced enough. We would then go over each note of the piece, each rhythmic figure, until it was perfect. This attempt for perfection was never smooth - the notes of her forceful...







Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
236 Words
At the beginning of this past June, my solar car team and I faced a daunting task: we needed our car to be race-ready in five weeks if we wanted to participate in the Solar Car Challenge. Working seven days a week, twelve hours a day, the only thing on my mind was the car. Despite the physical exhaustion, the passion and drive I felt was unlike anything I had experienced before. I began to think of everything in terms...





Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
499 Words
At the beginning of this past June, my solar car team and I faced a daunting task: we needed our car to be race-ready in five weeks if we wanted to participate in the national Solar Car Challenge in Texas. After recently moving into a new workspace, we needed to immediately get to work if we wanted to compete. The to-do list seemed endless: weld on extra crush zones, fabricate new battery boxes, install the electrical system, test and adjust...







Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
553 Words
Our school’s solar car team has been the largest influence on developing my interest for engineering and entrepreneurship. When I first joined two years ago, the concept of becoming Michigan’s first high school solar car team was only an idea. However, as we slowly chipped away at fundraising and learned engineering concepts, the project started to materialize. Finally, in July 2012, we had built our car and raced it from Dallas to Los Angeles in the national Solar Car...









Additional Essay Details:
13 Words
Focused on work with my Solar Car Team to emphasis leadership and engineering.

College Admissions Advice

Why I declined other schools
32 Words
I picked the school with the best engineering program. The...