College Admissions Info

Drexel University, ‘21
BS, Computer Science

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Tech savy, Indian, Questbridge
From: Philadelphia , Pennsylvania
Gender: Male
First Gen College Student: Yes
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Accepted At: Arcadia, Penn State, Temple, NYIT
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Malayalam, English, Hindi, Tamil, Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1200
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 10%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Low at first but improved

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Tennis (Recruited), Tennis
Extracurricular Activities: Multicultural / International Club
Awards Received:

College Application Essays

Personal Statement for Drexel, Arcadia, Penn State, Temple, NYIT, UPenn, Haverford: Interest in med/sci/math, Interest in tech/engineering, Overcoming personal struggle
630 Words
Since my childhood, I have been passionate about computers. When I was about nine years old, my dad brought a new bulky thing into our home. I saw my dad using it one day, and was mesmerized by how these "magical machines" work. I asked my father, "What is that?" He said it was called a computer. I was not allowed to use it or even touch it, and if I did, I would get into a lot of troubles....

Supplemental Essay for UPenn: “Why us” school essay
527 Words
Getting to know my inner self, the little computer geek in me, was an eye-opener. Ever since I experienced the reality of the engineering field through the classes in Access Engineering at Penn, I knew I belonged in the engineering field, particularly in Computer Science. I have had a lifelong interest in computers and this interest has led me to learn more about the field and to do more. The opportunity to work in the University of Pennsylvania’s research...

Supplemental Essay for Haverford: “Why us” school essay
414 Words
Haverford stood out to me when I was researching colleges in the northeast especially because of its Honor Code. I love how this can give me much more freedom on what I can do at a college. I am the kind of person who loves to do projects and other papers as a group. Collaborating with my fellow peers about my paper or research provides a greater environment to learn from others and get help from others. The Honor code...

Supplemental Essay for Drexel: Scholarship application
410 Words
Many technologies in schools are beneficial for both teachers and students. However, these technologies often do not easily adapt and utilize new discoveries. My vision is to incorporate the newest technologies into the teaching experience in the public school system in Philadelphia, and throughout the world. The educational technologies are very outdated in Philadelphia public schools. I would use the education I received from Drexel University to implement advanced uses in educational institutions to help both the students and teachers,...

College Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
74 Words
I ultimately chose Drexel University, because it was one of my dream schools to be at to study Computer Science. It was...