College Admissions Info

ndboy500
ndboy500
University of Notre Dame, ‘19
BS, Computer Engineering

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Engineering Major- University of Notre Dame
From: Gettysburg , Pennsylvania
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 9 schools
Accepted At: CMU, Penn State, Pitt, RPI, Rose-Hulman
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

2130
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1480
Other SAT Scores:
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High School Performance

4.50
GPA
Top 1%
Rank
High School Type: Religious
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Swimming/Diving, Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: Marching Band, Computer / Technology Volunteer, Science Club/Team, School Band, School Jazz / Orchestra
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College Application Essays

The Sound of Static In a particular basement, buried under a brick house in Allentown, Pennsylvania, there was a laboratory with transistors, vacuum tubes, old radio parts, radio crystals, and even plumbing supplies strewn everywhere, across every surface. The smell was musty and dust covered most of the equipment in the dimly lit closet that my grandfather called his ham shack. As a child I was intrigued as to the purpose of the mysterious equipment. Why was it that my...









Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
190 Words
Maybe it was the fact that Nick was an engineering major, or because his parents were from the same town as my dad, Erie, PA, but from the moment I first spoke to Nick Kelsey, our Notre Dame tour guide, I was hooked. As we started our journey away from the dome, Nick spoke about his experiences. To my astonishment he said "There is no Greek life on campus." Instead he described the system of community living that fosters unity,...



Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
203 Words
How are you incomplete? There is one moment, a split second, when all of your fears seemed confirmed, the mistake you just made would be your last, and the conversation with your mother would be the final words you say to her. This was my feeling on a sunny fall afternoon at 4:05 P.M. The car hurtling toward me caused me to reflect on the past 17 years. It showed me that my life was not yet complete, it lacked experience....





Supplemental Essay: Other
62 Words
I did not try to wow anybody in my essays and my own writing skills are not the strongest, I just wrote what I really felt. If you are really passionate about a school and they want to know why us, make sure to look up their mission statement and make sure you visit so you can write about the campus well.

College Admissions Advice

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
22 Words
Notre Dame is a special unique place...





How to increase chances at my school (Notre Dame)
29 Words
Write your essays with ND's mission statement in mind....