ColumbiaBlue
ColumbiaBlue,
Columbia ‘15
B.S., Environmental Engineering
Features Included
3
Essays
8
Schools
14
Scores
0
Advice
6
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Brewster, New York
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Tufts University (Medford, MA)
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • Lehigh University (Bethlehem, PA)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
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Columbia University (New York, NY)

Applied for a B.S. in Environmental Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
260 Words
Please tell us what you value most about Columbia and why. (300 words or fewer)
I am a very curious individual, so right away Columbia’s core curriculum spoke to me. While I want to study engineering, I have a multitude of interests in other areas, and the ability to take classes in Columbia College would be invaluable. Taking core classes would definitely make me a more diverse engineer with knowledge of various subjects. I also love Columbia’s approach in challenging its students’ ideas and opinions. I can be very passionate and opinionated, and...
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Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
272 Words

For the Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science Applicants:
If you are applying to The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, please tell us what from your current and past experiences (either academic or personal) attracts you specifically to the field or fields of study that you noted in the Member Questions section.
Why Engineering: Engineers are able to use their creativity to shape the world and the future. I want to be an innovator of new technologies that will help the environment to make it a safer, healthier place to live. I want to study a topic that is ever-changing so that I can fulfill my thirst for new knowledge every day. I was recently involved in the installation of solar panels at my school, and as I went from mapping out...
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School Specific Advice

More Essays

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For years I held my breath. Every time it was my turn to tie on my black tap shoes and waltz across the room, I puffed up my cheeks and relinquished myself to the rhythm of the music and the sounds of my feet on the wood floor. No thoughts passed through my mind, fully focused as I was on forming each scuff, shuffle, and slap flawlessly and precisely. I usually succeeded, receiving warm smiles and applause from my teacher...
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General Admissions Advice

High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.10
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2200
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1510
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details9 classes and scores

Sports

SportsDance

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesChurch, Green Club, Community Cleanup / Service, School Band, National Honor Society, Science Club/Team

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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