amytoscano
amytoscano,
WPI ‘18
B.S., Chemical Engineering
Rising sophomore chemical engineer major at WPI
Features Included
4
Essays
13
Schools
11
Scores
5
Advice
4
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Albany, New York
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Action
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken English

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA)
  • Rochester Institute of Technology  (Rochester, NY)
  • Stony Brook University - SUNY (Stony Brook, NY)
  • University at Buffalo - SUNY (Buffalo, NY)
  • Pennsylvania State University - University Park (University Park, PA)
  • Northeastern University (Boston, MA)
  • Syracuse University (Syracuse, NY)
  • Drexel University (Philadelphia, PA)
  • University of Massachusetts - Amherst (Amherst, MA)
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Troy, NY)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • Lehigh University (Bethlehem, PA)
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Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA)

Applied for a B.S. in Chemical Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
565 Words
Movie or book that changed you
The countdown on my phone read zero days, and you could see the excitement burning across my face as I marched through the mall at 9:30, Thursday night, July 14th 2011. For what you may ask? The Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part Two premiere, of course! Walking towards the movie theater, I was shaking with anticipation, having bought these tickets five months in advance, the expectations were through the roof. The pre-movie celebration involved getting five hours of sleep having...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
36 Words
You definitely have to make the school look like its top dog. If you truly want to go to this school, go overboard, don't kiss their butt, but talk about the opportunities they will give you.
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
26 Words
Be entertaining! Admissions officers love seeing students who can entertain as well as be serious. They have to figure out your personalities through these supplemental essays.
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Additional Essay Details
162 Words
Basically with this undergraduate essay details, be entertaining, The goal of the personal statement and supplemental essays that colleges assign you is so the admissions officers are able to view who you are and what your personality is like through the essay. Literally the most important thing I recently told my friends now going through the application process is to write about something you love. Topics about going on vacation or your grandparent dying or a camp you went to...
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General Admissions Advice

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
26 Words
Definitely think of weaknesses, they love asking this!...
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Why I declined other schools
21 Words
I declined other schools either because...
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How I chose schools to apply to
35 Words
I applied to 13 because I'm very indecisive and also thought I...
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What set me apart from other applicants
31 Words
I showed an interest in chemistry by going to...
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My advice about getting recommenders
30 Words
Definitely ask teachers who you have formed a relationship...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.80
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 25%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Some good some bad
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
28
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
Highest SAT
1870
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1330
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details4 classes and scores

Sports

SportsDance

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesKey Club, Dance, National Honor Society, Science Club/Team
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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