College Admissions Info

Rochester Institute of Technology , ‘20
BS, Mechanical Engineering

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Shelton , Connecticut
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: UConn, WPI, RIT
Denied At:
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish, Italian

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1360
Highest SAT: 1920
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High School Performance

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Top 10%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Basketball, Lacrosse, Soccer
Extracurricular Activities: Chess, Spanish Club, Italian Club, Debate Club/Team, National Honor Society, Emergency Medical Service / Fire Dept Volunteer
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Place you’re content
494 Words
I understand that my friends are made of paper and ink. They all have their own shelves in the giant library where I love to visit and feel at home. Aurelia teaches me all about religion, Scipio science, Arthur art, Muse music, Mathew math, Hisidro history, and Lance the language of the written word. They comfort me when I need it, challenge me when I become bored, and help me learn. We’re all encompassed within the walls of the...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
304 Words
Northwestern studious and would love to have the opportunity to take four to eight more classes than normally offered by other universities. I hope to use this opportunity to expand my current knowledge of Political Science, as I developed a fascination with the governing system during my class studies. I also plan to use it as a way to gain working experience through internship opportunities in the cultural melting pot that is Chicago. These activities will help me become an ...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
130 Words
Tell us where you have lived - and for how long - since you were born; whether you've always lived in the same place, or perhaps in a variety of places. (100 word limit) I have always lived in the City of Shelton; under the imperial spinning blades of the Sikorsky Black Hawks. These engineering marvels and symbol of American ingenuity push our community to be steadfast. No matter the location, every face turns upwards when the sound of blades turning...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
205 Words
I have to admit that Brown was not originally my number one school. It wasn’t until I visited the campus and became addicted to the infectious energy of the student body I realized I could not see myself going anywhere else. I felt safe to express myself as a female engineering concentrator; exploring my opportunities without being weighed down by a rigid common core. I loved that Brown felt like my technology magnet school where everyone was one giant...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
727 Words
Tell us about an engineering idea you have, or about your interest in engineering. Describe how your ideas and interests may be realized by College of Engineering. Finally, explain what a Cornell Engineering education will enable you to accomplish. (Please limit your response to 650 words.) Two specific people stand out to me as being the ones to really put me on the track of wanting to become an environmental engineer. My seventh grade elective teacher, Mr. L, was the one...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
516 Words
Why Engineering? I have been a member of two different robotics programs throughout my school experience. Both of these programs are subdivisions of the FIRST Robotics program. FIRST LEGO League was my middle school years was through my exposure to actual engineers in these programs, and the differences they were making in the world that I realized engineering was for me. Other kids may have Iron Man and Superman as their super heroes, but I will always see engineers as...

College Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
7 Words
Try to...

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Nerdy, passionate,...

What I’d change about my application process
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I would...

What set me apart from other applicants
33 Words
I was in a Masonic Youth Organization and was a...

Why I declined other schools
23 Words
Their engineering facilities weren't as nice as...

Why I ultimately chose my school
41 Words
RIT was originally my last choice, but then I visited the campus...