AndreaGonz
AndreaGonz,
MIT ‘18
B.S., Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering, , Biological Engineering, , Mechanical Engineering
Rising sophomore at MIT, originally from Mexico, and planning to major in Mechanical Engineering with a focus on biomechanics and biomedical devices.
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Essays
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Schools
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Scores
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Advice
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ECs
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Sports

Background

Hometown Pharr, Texas
GenderFemale
EthnicityHispanic
AdmissionEarly Action
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
  • Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • University of Texas - Austin (Austin, TX)
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)

Applied for a B.S. in Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Walking into class, I had no idea what to expect, having studied my entire life in another country and knowing next to nothing of the English language. From the first day of my fifth grade year, I knew, much too soon, that it would be a tough school year. Most of my classmates did not speak Spanish, and my teacher would set me apart and give me separate, easier assignments, making me feel inferior to the rest of the class....
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General Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
195 Words
Be yourself! I know this is cliche, and no one would (or should!) tell you to "not be yourself" in your essays. However, from what I've heard from different admissions officers and college websites, the essays are the most important part about the college application. Try to get your personality across, show you're passionate about what you're talking about,...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.5
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
32
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2020
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1420
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

SportsBaseball, Track & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesCommunity Cleanup / Service, Green Club, National Honor Society, Tutoring/Mentoring, Hospital Volunteer
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Experience & Awards

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Awards Received

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