College Admissions Info

maple18
maple18
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, ‘18
BS, Chemistry

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

MIT Class of 2018
From: Bloomfield Hills , Michigan
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Regular Decision, Early Action
Applied To: 10 schools
Accepted At: Rice, MIT, JHU, UMich
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

2370
SAT
36
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1590
Highest SAT: 2370
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High School Performance

4.00
GPA
Top 1%
Rank
High School Type: Other Private
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Cross Country, Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: School Jazz / Orchestra, Science Club/Team
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Issue of personal significance
30 Words
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.

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...



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...



College Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Smart, hard-working,...





Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
4 Words
Undergraduate...





Recommended summer activities during high school and college
7 Words
Internships, research,...





My advice about getting recommenders
11 Words
Answer and ask...





What I like about my school’s location and culture
9 Words
Restaurants, concerts, centrality...