College Admissions Info

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, ‘18
BS, Computer Science, Economics, Finance

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Passion for math, computer science, Asian food, and hip hop dance!
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 11 schools
Accepted At: Illinois, CalTech, Cornell, CMU, Columbia, MIT
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Other Language(s) Spoken: Mandarin

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1590
Highest SAT: 2360
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 1%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Swimming/Diving
Extracurricular Activities: Math Team, Tutoring/Mentoring, National Honor Society, Junior Classical League / Latin Club
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College Application Essays

​I fearfully cling to my father’s shirt as I drag my feet to the brightly lit preschool classroom. Arriving at the threshold, my father pries my little fingers off his now wrinkled shirt and whispers, “Rose, it is time for you to go to school.” ​I whip my head around with panic and frantically repeat, “No, Daddy. I don’t want to be alone and never see you again.” As I gaze at my departing father with worried eyes,...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
495 Words
Everyday, I open Chrome to check Facebook and surf the web. Everyday, I see children and adults walking with smartphones in their palms. Everyday, I observe myself and the people around me submerged in this vast world of data on the Internet and computers. Our lives are digitalized, and our reliance on data is essential. With data so critical, the issue of effectively managing data becomes crucial to people’s lives. Losing information through corruption or theft is detrimental. The...

Additional Essay Details:
285 Words
Common App: I wanted to focus on my character and show how I am a person with strong morals and an appealing character. I think that the best way to present myself is to delve into how I have matured into the person I am today - this was through my relationship with my father. I think that this topic showed how I maintain healthy relationships with family and with friends. Moreover, I believe that through this essay, I illustrate...

College Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
101 Words
You should choose schools that are strong in the areas that you would truly want to pursue as a major and as your career path. With that said, it is...