pixelated
pixelated,
MIT ‘18
B.S., Computer Engineering, , Computer Science
Things I love: chocolate, tea, sleep, coding, elephants.
Features Included
5
Essays
7
Schools
5
Scores
0
Advice
0
ECs
0
Sports

Background

GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken Bulgarian, Russian, German

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Wellesley College (Wellesley, MA)
  • Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)

Applied for a B.S. in Computer Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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“Wow, you’re amazing -- you’re a girl who codes! This is so cool!”, said the curly ginger guy from the stand opposing mine at the science fair. It was an innocent remark said with a smile and probably intended as a compliment, but its premise was ridiculous: female engineers and programmers are strange, rare creatures. Yet, it is true. A glance at the statistics shows that last year, there were four girls among the best 50 competitive programmers at...
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Dartmouth's "extracurriculars and work experience" essay: wrote about my summer internship at a Boston start-up.
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Princeton's "choose a quote and write about it" essay: wrote on what travelling has taught me, using the Ray Bradbury quote, “See the world. It's more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories. Ask for no guarantees, ask for no security.”
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Harvard's "note to your future roommate" essay: wrote about the important/unusual things I do
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Additional Essay Details
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1. I can teach you how to build a model of a pirate boat: this is one of the peculiar-sounding one-week workshops which I taught kids aged 8-13 during my two-month-long summer internship at Build-It-Yourself. By building their own pirates, flags, sails, and treasure chests, kids learned important engineering concepts, such as splitting a task into smaller modules, which are easier to build. I learned a lot about teaching, especially about finding the right metaphors so that my audience understood me....
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General Admissions Advice

High School Performance

GPA
4
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2090
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1460
SAT Prep
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AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

Experience & Awards

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