tromero,
MIT ‘18
B.S., Materials Engineering, , Materials Science
Features Included
4
Essays
2
Schools
11
Scores
0
Advice
3
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown McAllen
GenderMale
EthnicityHispanic
AdmissionEarly Action
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
  • Stevens Institute of Technology (Hoboken, NJ)
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)

Applied for a B.S. in Materials Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

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Personal Statement
113 Words
Bizarre talent
I enjoy riding a unicycle for fun. Anytime I feel I need a quick break or to get my mind off something, I hop on my unicycle. I first learned to ride using YouTube videos and a lot of practice in the driveway. I can now successfully ride forward, idle, and hop. I enjoy unicycling because it is challenge for me, and I love working at a new trick or mount over and over again until I finally get it...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
119 Words
MIT's department of material science and engineering appeals to me because I love to make things and I want to learn what materials work best for what types of products and why. I build furniture in my free-time, and one of the constraints I put on myself is to use as many repurposed or unusual materials as possible. This has resulted in several interesting pieces such as a pallet bed and copper pipe shelves. I limit myself in this way...
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Supplemental Essay Diversity statement
248 Words
I am the oldest of three children. My parents have been married for 23 years. I have lived in seven different cities and towns since I was born. It has been hard for me to adjust to a new school and new friends every time we move, but it has helped to shape me as a person. I have realized that I want to find a place that I love and can call home. I have enjoyed my current home in...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
287 Words
A Challenge you faced I joined Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) in the spring of 2008 and registered for my first competition in June. In the final match of the tournament I broke my right femur at the growth plate. My parents rushed me to the hospital, where I had surgery the next day. For the next six weeks, I had a full-leg caste and two metal rods in my leg to realign the femur. My immediate reaction was to quit BJJ because...
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General Admissions Advice

High School Performance

GPA
4
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2110
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1470
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details8 classes and scores

Sports

SportsCross Country, Wrestling (Recruited)

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesOther Religious Affiliation, Athletics Organization, National Honor Society

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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