bread333
bread333,
Princeton ‘18
B.S., Computer Science
I like bread and robots and hiking and art and apparently polysyndetons.
Features Included
4
Essays
13
Schools
18
Scores
5
Advice
6
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Arlington, Texas
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian, Prefer Not to Share
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • University of Texas - Austin (Austin, TX)
  • Rice University (Houston, TX)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
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Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)

Applied for a B.S. in Computer Science

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
679 Words
One moment that changed you
Singing quietly, I drove up my street. As I pulled into the driveway, I curiously noted that my mom’s Volvo was already home. But I dismissed my observation and gathered my belongings and checked the mailbox and took my sweet time getting into the house. My parents work until around seven o’clock, so I was accustomed to the silence of the house. But for some unknown instinct, I opened my parents’ bedroom door a crack and peered inside. ...
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Supplemental Essay Issue of personal significance
535 Words
Cockroaches. Smoke. Dirty. Those words come to mind when I think of my grandma’s house. I hated it there. She had this raspy cough that carried this gurgling sound of phlegm. And every day, Grandpa always sat on his couch, ate snacks, smoked, and watched soap operas. I used to wonder how someone could sit all day doing virtually nothing. When Grandma died, my family was in the middle of a vacation. I remember that Dad cried when he...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
472 Words
Deep in concentration, I absentmindedly consented to what sounded like my dad asking if I wanted to join an aerobics class. However, I soon discovered that I had misheard and agreed to join a robotics class instead. That mistake may have been one the best things that has ever happened to me. I loved robotics. In fact, a year later, I joined the VEX robotics team. Slowly, I rose from the position of a rookie to the coach, driver, and...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
177 Words
Your favorite book and its author: A Tale of Two Cities - Charles Dickens Your favorite movie: The Lord of the Rings Your favorite website: www.deviantart.com Two adjectives your friends would use to describe you: bubbly, motivated Your favorite recording: The Phantom of the Opera, sung by Emmy Rossum and Gerald Butler Your favorite keepsake or memento: On my first trip to China, my dad got me a little golden keychain shaped like a fan with tiny Chinese...
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General Admissions Advice

My favorite course thus far, and why
13 Words
Computer Science introductory course...
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What I’d change about my application process
33 Words
I'd write more for myself than for what people want...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
90 Words
I'm an engineer. So MIT should have been a natural choice for me. In fact, it was and still is my dream school. Ultimately, I still decided...
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Additional material sent in after waitlisted or deferred
73 Words
I was waitlisted from two schools, and I remember that I sent in a couple updates throughout my application process to remind...
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My advice about getting recommenders
82 Words
I found that although my math and science courses were most relevant to my desired path, my best recommendations came from just teachers I got...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.50
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
31
 
ACT Score Details
 
Highest SAT
2340
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1580
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details10 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTennis

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAcademic Decathlon, Asian Club / Asian Interactive Youth Association, School Jazz / Orchestra, Key Club, National Honor Society, Science Club/Team
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Application Additional Materials

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