Bookworm315
Bookworm315,
RIT ‘20
B.S., Mechanical Engineering
Features Included
6
Essays
7
Schools
4
Scores
6
Advice
6
ECs
3
Sports

Background

Hometown Shelton, Connecticut
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish, Italian

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Rochester Institute of Technology  (Rochester, NY)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • University of Connecticut (Storrs, CT)
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA)
  • Tufts University (Medford, MA)
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Rochester Institute of Technology (Rochester, NY)

Applied for a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
494 Words
Place you’re content
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...
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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 ...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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General Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
7 Words
Try to...
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5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Nerdy, passionate,...
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What I’d change about my application process
5 Words
I would...
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What set me apart from other applicants
33 Words
I was in a Masonic Youth Organization and was a...
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Why I declined other schools
23 Words
Their engineering facilities weren't as nice as...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
41 Words
RIT was originally my last choice, but then I visited the campus...
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High School Performance

GPA
4.00
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
34
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
1920
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1360
SAT Prep
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

SportsBasketball, Lacrosse, Soccer

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesChess, Spanish Club, Italian Club, Debate Club/Team, National Honor Society, Emergency Medical Service / Fire Dept Volunteer
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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