College Admissions Info

Purdue University, ‘17
BS, Aerospace Engineering

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am a dedicated female engineering student at Purdue University
From: Sacramento , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: Purdue, Case, RPI, Florida Tech, UMich, WPI
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1430
Highest SAT: 2040
SAT Prep:
Highest ACT:
ACT Prep:

High School Performance

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

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Academic Decathlon, Boy/Girl Scouts, Charity Drive Organizing, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism
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College Application Essays

419 Words
A Leap onto a Rusted World Surrounded with books about the wonders of ancient Greece, Rome, and Egypt; a younger version of myself could only imagine that I would grow up to search through tombs and temples discovering and interpreting artifacts. My goals and dreams have changed a lot since then. But some parts of me haven’t changed, like my love of exploring. The want to explore, to go to some new place I have never been and discover...

Additional Essay Details:
22 Words
Prompt: Envision yourself near the end of a fulfilling, lifelong career and you just published your autobiography. Share the title and introduction.

College Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
76 Words
I recommend looking for the free opportunities for summer activities. I know it seems like the only good summer programs are thousands of...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
76 Words
Purdue has a wonderful atmosphere. It has the mid-west hospitality feel. It is also a well-known school and thus has a very diverse...

How I chose schools to apply to
193 Words
I recommend looking for the free opportunities for summer activities. I know it seems like the only good summer programs are thousands of dollars, but I have done multiple free summer programs including a summer program at MIT while I was in high school and a summer program in Beijing during college. All of them were all expenses...

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
113 Words
It is very hard to change majors even with in your same college for instance going from Aerospace to Mechanical Engineering. Like I recommended, this is it is very good to have a first...

Why I ultimately chose my school
32 Words
Purdue is well known as the cradle of astronauts and...