College Admissions Info

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, ‘18
BS, Nuclear Engineering

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 6 schools
Accepted At: UMich, UMass, Wisconsin, NC State, Penn State
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Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1420
Highest SAT: 2020

High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 5%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Rowing (Crew) (Recruited)
Extracurricular Activities: Computer / Technology Volunteer, Tutoring/Mentoring, Science Club/Team, National Honor Society
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College Application Essays

Three years ago, I pushed off a dock for the first time and took my first strokes. Initially, sitting two inches off the water in a fairly narrow boat made me anxious. The movements felt unnatural, the terminology seemed as if it was a foreign language, and the boat constantly tipped from side to side. However, as I continued throughout that first season, I began to understand the various aspects of the sport, and I came to love the moments...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
257 Words
If someone observing my team tried to identify the captains, there’s a good chance they would only correctly identify two girls and would fail to identify the third: me. In my two years of being a captain, one of my goals has been to never become the stereotypical captain that tells others what to do. While I believe in providing direction when necessary, I much prefer to lead by being an example for my girls. Contrary to the common...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
512 Words
There are reasons why John F Kennedy was able to refer to Harvard as “The Michigan of the East.” Several have tried to justify the “no matter where you go, the degree is the same” argument to me. With all due respect to those individuals, I find it incredibly flawed. While the textbooks may be the same and the general content is similar across every school’s curriculum, there are several additional components that contribute to a valuable education, and...

College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
37 Words
Once you choose a school, don't automatically say no to other...