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Florida47463,
Florida ‘19
B.S., Chemical Engineering
International Student from Costa Rica with strong grades and scholarships to every University was admitted to.
Features Included
2
Essays
7
Schools
8
Scores
3
Advice
4
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown San Jose, Costa Rica
GenderFemale
EthnicityHispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish, German, French

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Florida (Gainesville, FL)
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA)
  • University of Kansas (Lawrence, KS)
  • University of Texas - Austin (Austin, TX)
  • Rochester Institute of Technology  (Rochester, NY)
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University of Florida (Gainesville, FL)

Applied for a B.S. in Chemical Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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The first time I heard about my mom’s second cousin, we were returning home from a movie. Since then, I have learned two things: 1. There is no limit (so far, at least) to the number of times she can tell it. 2. There is a variety of topics that can prompt it. For example, after that particular movie, we were discussing my seemingly “out of character” interest in female representation in films. “Of course it’s important to me!” I...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
656 Words
I used to think my mom’s second cousin had ‘the good life’. I never met him, but to this day she tends to use him as a cautionary tale for me. Apparently, this second cousin was an outstanding student at university, who graduated after a busy four years. Nobody was too surprised when he stayed, starting a second major. His need for knowledge was too great to be satisfied after a single major. Or two. Or any number, for...
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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
102 Words
If I could start this process over again. I would do some things differently and some the same. For starters, I would keep some of the safety schools I applied to,...
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Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
33 Words
Make sure you have the deadlines down! I missed a...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
7 Words
It's great...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.5
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypeInternational
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2090
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1460
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details3 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSoccer

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesModel Congress / Model UN, Student Council / Government, Student Activities Committee, German Club
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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