mommaimadeit
mommaimadeit,
Rice ‘19
B.S., Environmental Engineering
An introvert trying to find a place in this world
Features Included
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Essays
8
Schools
5
Scores
4
Advice
0
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown New York, New York
GenderFemale
EthnicityHispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Rice University (Houston, TX)
  • Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • University of Rochester (Rochester, NY)
  • Wellesley College (Wellesley, MA)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
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Rice University (Houston, TX)

Applied for a B.S. in Environmental Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
623 Words
Place you’re content
At 30,000 feet above ground, I sometimes looked through the half-covered window and, for no more than a second, confused the platter of clouds for terrain. It seemed like the sky had its own Antarctica: softer and less ruthless, but nonetheless majestic—a dimension of rolling hills and vast plains powdered with cotton-candy snow. Once in a while, when the clouds parted and the aircraft tilted to the left, the land underneath would briefly peek through, like a child too shy...
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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
35 Words
I would not apply to so many safety schools just because...
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Why I declined other schools
142 Words
I declined two schools that are better known than Rice. One was an Ivy and the other one is simply more selective than Rice (also has a better national reputation). These schools, not coincidentally, were the ones that had my mom's "blessing". But...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
58 Words
When I chose my school, I compromised a bit. I turned down schools that had better reputations...
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Post-college plans
52 Words
I really want to volunteer with the Peace Corps! Not sure if I'll do this right...
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High School Performance

GPA
4.00
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2250
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1540
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
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AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

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Experience & Awards

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