Nac2170
Nac2170,
Columbia ‘18
B.S., Physics
Physics student at Columbia University
Features Included
2
Essays
5
Schools
5
Scores
5
Advice
1
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Queens, New York
GenderMale
EthnicityHispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Stony Brook University - SUNY (Stony Brook, NY)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA)
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Columbia University (New York, NY)

Applied for a B.S. in Physics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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A Refreshing Change of Pace During my junior year I fell in love. Now, I know what you're thinking. He's writing about love in his college essay? How naive can you get? The truth is, I fell in love and it changed my life. I fell in love with Physics. Ever since I was young, school has been a wonderful place for me, and my love for learning was reinvigorated when I realized what I wanted to do with my...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
15 Words
Described why the research conducted at the University fascinated me and how I could contribute.
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General Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
1483 Words
Putting together a college list that fits your needs There are three general things to consider when putting together your college list. 1) Is this school a financially viable option for me and my family? 2) Is this school a good academic fit for me? 3) Is this school a good social match for me? Financials: First and foremost, before you begin your college search you need to have “the talk” with your parents – this could be uncomfortable, but you’re gonna talk about money. Lots of money. You need to get, cut and dry, how much your parents are willing/able to...
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5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Intelligent, Daring,...
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My favorite course thus far, and why
95 Words
So far my favorite course has been my undergraduate physics class. It has been a bit of a shock to the system - everybody in the class has had...
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What I’d change about my application process
45 Words
I would apply to more selective schools as I only really applied to two...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
43 Words
I would recommend trying to work, traveling (if you can afford it) to...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.9
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Low at first but improved
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
34
 
ACT Score Details
 
Highest SAT
2100
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1470
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details1 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesSchool Theater/Plays

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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