talvolk
talvolk,
PSU ‘19
B.S., Mechanical Engineering
I love engineering, photography and technology!
Features Included
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Essays
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Schools
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Scores
6
Advice
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ECs
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Sports

Background

Hometown Portland
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Oregon State University (Corvallis, OR)
  • University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
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Portland State University (Portland, OR)

Applied for in Mechanical Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents + 1 more

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Supplemental Essay Amusing anecdote
208 Words
Geek or Nerd? I never liked to categorize myself as a geek or nerd. In fact, as my perception of the two labels have changed over the years, I find myself struggling to fit into one. In my effort to understand which one I was, I went straight to Google images. The first results showed giant glasses, dinosaur tee-shirts, suspenders and a big nose. Well, I guess they got the nose part right. In some senses, my love of Macs...
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General Admissions Advice

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
33 Words
A private admissions counselor helps with narrowing down the list...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
8 Words
Interviews at...
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Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
12 Words
Applying early usually puts...
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What I’d change about my application process
34 Words
Narrow down your list before applying to colleges. It will...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
61 Words
Branch out and explore what your interested in. Summer is a time to try something new and gain...
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My advice about getting recommenders
53 Words
Look for recommenders that know your strengths and weaknesses. If they like your work ethic or...
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High School Performance

GPA
4.00
(no specification of weighting)
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
31
 
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ACT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

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