College Admissions Info

kemi_ola
kemi_ola
Georgia Institute of Technology, ‘19
BS, Chemical Engineering

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: St. Louis
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: MIT, Purdue, WashU, Missouri S&T, GA Tech, Illinois, Iowa State
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

33
ACT
SAT IIs:
Highest ACT:
Other ACT Scores:
ACT Prep:
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High School Performance

4.20
GPA
Top 10%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: National Honor Society, Church, Key Club, School Jazz / Orchestra
How Spent Summers:

College Application Essays

I walked quickly, following closely behind Dr. Marquart, my principal, as we made our way to the library. The principal had never called me anywhere during my high school career, so being escorted by her was intimidating. As we entered the library, I recognized the fifteen other students from my sophomore class, students who would be recognized as “the smart kids.” I released some tension. I knew it had to be something good. “All of you are part of the...









Supplemental Essay: Diversity statement
245 Words
My parents are immigrants. When they came to America, from Nigeria, they left their family and came with almost nothing. They’ve worked hard to provide me with a comfortable and nurturing environment. They emphasized the value of hard work almost every day of my life. Now I’ve developed a mindset that in everything I do, I do it to the best of my ability and whole-heartedly. When I approach an assignment for school or a project I do...





College Admissions Advice

Why I declined other schools
106 Words
So I was admitted into an awesome school, MIT, but i decided to go to Georgia Tech. I feel the main reason I declined MIT was because they did not give me...





My favorite course thus far, and why
59 Words
At Georgia Tech so far my favorite class has been CS 1371, Computing for Sngineers. I know a lot...





How I chose schools to apply to
46 Words
When choosing which schools I applied to I first looked at the top engineering...





My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
67 Words
My extracurriculars here at Georgia Tech are Society of Women Engineers (SWE) and Cru. SWE is a professional society. What...





My advice about getting recommenders
39 Words
For getting recomendations for college applications it is best to get a...