JuulMan,
RIT ‘26
B.S., Chemical Engineering
Outgoing, Friendly, and Creative Open Heart Surgery Patient and Gamer. (Applied test optional because of COVID-19)
Features Included
3
Essays
8
Schools
2
Scores
9
Advice
11
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Milford, Pennsylvania
GenderMale
EthnicityHispanic, White Non-Hispanic
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Rochester Institute of Technology  (Rochester, NY)
  • Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, OH)
  • University of Notre Dame (Notre Dame, IN)
  • Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
  • University of the Sciences (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Fordham University (New York, NY)
  • Drexel University (Philadelphia, PA)
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Rochester Institute of Technology (Rochester, NY)

Applied for a B.S. in Chemical Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

The lessons we take from obstacles we encounter can be fundamental to later success. Recount a time when you faced a challenge, setback, or failure. How did it affect you, and what did you learn from the experience?
It was 8:00 A.M., and my mom came into my room to wake me up so we could go to one of my favorite places at that time- Wildwood, New Jersey. I remember waking up that day with lots of happiness and joy. It was the Summer of 2006 at the time, and when we finally arrived at Wildwood, I darted to ride my favorite ride, which happened to be a boat ride. While on that boat, I felt like a...
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When I was in Middle School, I participated in and represented my region in the 2016 and the 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee. I was a participant in the 7th and 8th Grade. Studying a plethora of words from both word lists and the dictionary taught me how to be patient and work efficiently. It also taught me how to combat my stage fright. As a shy person, standing in front of millions of people was uncomfortable, but this experience helped me...
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Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
77 Words
If RIT could create any course tailored to your interests, what would that course be about and what
would you give as its title? Please provide a course title and brief description.
Culinary Chemistry - In this class, you will have the ability to not only cook food, but also learn about the chemical processes involved when making the food. In this class, you will learn the answers to questions such as: - Why does food brown in the oven? - What chemical reactions give the food this specific taste? - Why do spices smell and taste the way they do? and many more!
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Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
155 Words
You may choose to respond to the optional question below. At Fordham, we expect students to care for
and engage with their communities. Please share a specific instance in which you challenged yourself or
stepped out of your comfort zone in order to impact your community (for example, your family, friend
group, high school, or town). Or, share a way you hope to do so at Fordham.
I'm a foodie. As an overweight child, I love all kinds of foods, especially canned and frozen foods because they're fast and easy to prepare. Little did I know when I signed up to volunteer for the Junior Historians Veterans' Day dinner at my school, we would making the food from scratch. I remember one day when I made a Jerk Chicken Kit from Walmart and almost burned my kitchen down because my pan was too hot. I was afraid...
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School Specific Advice

Why I declined other schools
62 Words
I chose RIT because I really loved their co-op program and how I could use that to get...
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How to increase chances at my school
11 Words
Take lots of...
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How to increase chances at my school
92 Words
Make sure you carefully read and process these essays. Essays make up a huge part for admissions at Notre Dame. You need to show them how you...
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How to increase chances at my school
100 Words
You need to have a clearly defined passion. For example, if you love business, join FBLA and then work really hard to place in Regional and National competitions. Slapping ...
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How to increase chances at my school
139 Words
For any top 20 school, you must: -Be a leader -Have very strong grades -Show them that you have a passion for something by doing extracurricular activities related to that passion as well as taking more classes in that field....
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How I chose schools to apply to
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Remember,...
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More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

How I narrowed down my essay topics
122 Words
At first, thinking about what to write for the personal statement can be overwhelming. I mean, so many events have happened in just 17 to 18 years. Choosing something to write about can be difficult, but ultimately, you...
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My insights about AP (Advanced Placement) courses and exams
35 Words
Although AP Classes are very beneficial and they do prepare you...
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My advice about getting recommenders
33 Words
Pick teachers that you know will say something good about...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.42
(equivalent to 4.00 unweighted)
Rank
Top 5%
 
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1140
 
SAT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details8 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesTutoring/Mentoring, Science Club/Team, Science/Math, National Honor Society, Foreign Language, Music: Vocal, School Choir, Big Brother/Big Sister, Science/Math, Computer / Technology Volunteer, Science/Math

Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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