threechordme
threechordme,
MIT ‘18
B.S., Computer Science
MIT student, loves writing, playing and listening to sad music, and other assorted activities
Features Included
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Essays
8
Schools
12
Scores
3
Advice
2
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Glocester, Rhode Island
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Action
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
  • Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, GA)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA)
  • Northeastern University (Boston, MA)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)

Applied for a B.S. in Computer Science

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
249 Words
Embracing your heritage, Story central to identity
Life in a small town in Rhode Island presents a strange dichotomy – on the one hand, I have been raised in a seemingly isolated place, while on the other, I claim one of the most culturally diverse regions in the world to be my home. By residing in such proximity to the mountainous wilderness of northern New England, the beautiful seaside towns of my own state, and the vibrant cities of Providence, Boston, and New York, I have acquired a...
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General Admissions Advice

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
137 Words
This may seem random, but I when I first came to MIT I was taken by how many dance groups there were. I'd never danced before, and never really knew of dance tropes being a thing at all since they were...
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My favorite course thus far, and why
371 Words
Though I knew my first year at school would mostly consist of general requirements and the like, I never thought I'd come out saying my favorite classes were my two calculus classes. I was packed in with a (relatively) small group of other students who, like me, had taken single-variable calculus in high school but did not feel confident enough to skip the course altogether in college. Instead, we took an accelerated version of the Calculus I in the first half of the fall semester, and an only slightly accelerated Calc II over the rest of the semester and the...
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What I’d change about my school if I were student body president
32 Words
The culture of trying to do everything possible. Sure, it's...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.5
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2350
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1580
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details7 classes and scores

Sports

SportsCross Country, Tennis

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesSchool Band, Boy/Girl Scouts

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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