College Admissions Info

amytoscano
amytoscano
Worcester Polytechnic Institute ‘18
BS, Chemical Engineering

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Rising sophomore chemical engineer major at WPI
From: Albany , New York
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 13 schools
Accepted At: WPI, RIT, Stony Brook, SUNY Buffalo, Penn State, Northeastern, Syracuse, Drexel, UMass
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: English

Test Scores

1870
SAT
28
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1330
Highest SAT: 1870
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High School Performance

3.80
GPA
Top 25%
Rank
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Some good some bad
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Dance
Extracurricular Activities: Key Club, Dance, National Honor Society, Science Club/Team
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Movie or book that changed you
565 Words
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...









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.

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.

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...



College Admissions Advice

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
26 Words
Definitely think of weaknesses, they love asking this!...





Why I declined other schools
21 Words
I declined other schools either because...





How I chose schools to apply to
35 Words
I applied to 13 because I'm very indecisive and also thought I...





What set me apart from other applicants
31 Words
I showed an interest in chemistry by going to...





My advice about getting recommenders
30 Words
Definitely ask teachers who you have formed a relationship...





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