College Admissions Info

Carnegie Mellon University, ‘19
BS, Economics

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Carnegie Mellon University Class of 2019
From: Staten Island , New York
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 15+ schools
Accepted At: CMU, Emory, Case, Binghamton, Penn State
Denied At:
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Russian, Mandarin

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1500
Highest SAT: 2170
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High School Performance

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High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Low one semester/year
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: , Table Tennis (Ping Pong)
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Embarrassing mistake
668 Words
The overcast sky churned and swelled as squalls of blinding lightning and torrential rain cascaded upon the aged bowling alley. Inside the alley, the residue of bitter defeats the day before lingered in the air. I polished my bowling ball until it shone like a gleaming iceberg and thought to myself: "It's the final match, I must win." For the first time in fifteen years, my bowling team reached the finals of the PSAL Bowling Championship. Having advanced this far,...

College Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
43 Words
I was a dual athlete-student. I juggled my studies along with table tennis...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
35 Words
As long as you don't waste your summers sitting at home...

What I’d change about my application process
41 Words
During the month of August, I foolishly slacked off and did not...