Tim00
Tim00,
Rochester ‘19
B.S., Computer and Information Systems Security
Just your average student with a not so average college application.
Features Included
1
Essays
6
Schools
8
Scores
6
Advice
5
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Boston, Massachusetts
GenderMale
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Cantonese

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Rochester (Rochester, NY)
  • Northeastern University (Boston, MA)
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • University of Massachusetts - Amherst (Amherst, MA)
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Troy, NY)
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University of Rochester (Rochester, NY)

Applied for a B.S. in Computer and Information Systems Security

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

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Personal Statement
662 Words
Interest in tech/engineering, Failure experience
The mythical French macaron. This iconic sandwich-like pastry is instantly recognizable. People have no problem spending $2-4 for two bites of heaven. The surface of the cookie has the appearance of a perfectly round, pastel pebble found on a beach, with its surface smoothened by time and the unending barrages of waves, while its base is puffy and ruffled. Biting into it, you feel the shell crack. A pillowy, cloud-like meringue fills the inside. Sandwiched between the two cookies is...
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General Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
29 Words
Now look, everyone is going to write about some...
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Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
41 Words
My high school provided us with a guidance counselor for all four...
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What I’d change about my application process
20 Words
If I could change anything, I...
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Why I declined other schools
19 Words
I chose U of R because...
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My advice about getting recommenders
27 Words
Its all about being active in the class....
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What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
46 Words
Look through the school's news page and look for an article that you find...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.7
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 25%
 
High School TypeReligious
Academic Performance in High School Low one semester/year
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1980
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1400
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details4 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTennis

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAcademic Decathlon, National Honor Society, Asian Club / Asian Interactive Youth Association, Key Club, Tutoring/Mentoring
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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