College Admissions Info

Pennsylvania State University - University Park, ‘19
BS, Architectural Engineering

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am a junior at the Pennsylvania State University studying Architectural Engineering. I am a baritone in the Penn State Marching Blue Band and a Crew Leader at Pollock Dining Commons on campus.
From: Stewartstown , Pennsylvania
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Parent, Other Family Member
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 4 schools
Accepted At: Penn State, Miami, Drexel
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: English

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1320
Highest SAT: 1850
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High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 10%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Volleyball
Extracurricular Activities: Church, Marching Band, Library Volunteer, National Honor Society, School Band, School Jazz / Orchestra, Tutoring/Mentoring
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College Application Essays

115 Words
I was a little wary at first of leaving my home, that was amidst the miles and miles of corn, and going to school where there were more people on my dorm floor than in my entire development back home. There was a part of me on the inside that knew this was going to be a great step into a new beginning and I haven't looked back. While I am at school I work at Pollock Dining Commons and...

Supplemental Essay: Diversity statement
60 Words
I wrote about how I skipped AP Calculus AB and went right into AP Calculus BC from Trigonometry and Pre-Calculus. I wrote of how my teacher consistently told me I had a "Good F" and that wasn't good enough for me. Eventually I did receive a 5 on the AP exam and went on to receive 8 college credits for that exam.

College Admissions Advice

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
57 Words
I am a member of the Penn State Marching Blue Band and it is one of the...

My favorite course thus far, and why
113 Words
History 100 with Dr. Fagan He was awesome. This course was pretty much show up and listen to him lecture. There were about 40 students including myself and he really wanted us to pass. If we...

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
200 Words
Loud! If someone yells WE ARE anywhere on campus you are sure to hear a resounding PENN STATE. Now take that response and multiply it by about a million and that's what it feels like at Beaver Stadium on a Football Saturday. Enthusiastic Because there are so many extracurricular activities available on campus you can...

How I chose schools to apply to
114 Words
Architectural Engineering is only offered at less than 30 colleges and universities in the world. Needless to say, my options were pretty limited. I then narrowed down my choices by location, atmosphere, temperature, and sports...

Why I declined other schools
144 Words
I declined Worcester Polytechnic Institute because it was freezing cold most of the academic year, it didn't seem to have the atmosphere I wanted. They also didn't really have sports to be successful at. Drexel is located in Philadelphia, PA. I live in...