maple18
maple18,
MIT ‘18
B.S., Chemistry
MIT Class of 2018
Features Included
3
Essays
9
Schools
17
Scores
5
Advice
2
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision, Early Action
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
  • Rice University (Houston, TX)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)

Applied for a B.S. in Chemistry

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
30 Words
Issue of personal significance
I wrote about how my love of reading shaped my life, and how I didn't have time for it in high school but it came back to me during summers.
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
123 Words
We know you lead a busy life, full of activities, many of which are required of you. Tell us about something you do for the pleasure of it. (*)(100 words or fewer) I twist bridges into biology and choruses into chemistry. In writing science parodies of songs, I probe the "humerus" sides of science, English, and music. Replacing "my heart was paralyzed; my head was oversized" with "my flask was sterilized; my laser atomized" turns yet another breakup song by Train...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
127 Words
Although you may not yet know what you want to major in, which department or program at MIT appeals to you and why? (*) (100 words or fewer) My phone ringing. The tang of burned popcorn in my mouth. The itchy mosquito bite on my ankle. Millions of pieces of information hit me every second, but my brain weeds out the extraneous data so that I can focus on the important things. The three-pound organ that many compare to a supercomputer amazes...
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General Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Smart, hard-working,...
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Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
4 Words
Undergraduate...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
7 Words
Internships, research,...
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My advice about getting recommenders
11 Words
Answer and ask...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
9 Words
Restaurants, concerts, centrality...
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High School Performance

GPA
4.00
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypeOther Private
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
36
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2370
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1590
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details12 classes and scores

Sports

SportsCross Country, Track & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesSchool Jazz / Orchestra, Science Club/Team
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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