simisrikanthan
simisrikanthan,
VA Tech ‘18
B.S., Chemical Engineering
Chemical Engineering Student, VT Class of 2018
Features Included
3
Essays
8
Schools
18
Scores
5
Advice
8
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Herndon, Virginia
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken French, Telugu, Tamil

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Blacksburg, VA)
  • George Mason University (Fairfax, VA)
  • Pennsylvania State University - University Park (University Park, PA)
  • College of William and Mary (Williamsburg, VA)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • University of Wisconsin - Madison (Madison, WI)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
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Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Blacksburg, VA)

Applied for a B.S. in Chemical Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
282 Words
Issue of personal significance
The University Honors Residential Community brings together students who strive for excellence in every aspect of their lives, including academically and socially. These students come from different backgrounds and have different experiences, as well as a diverse range of majors. In order to further advance their academic careers while at the same time providing a space for students’ enjoyment, I would create an It’s Academic Club. I have been in the It’s Academic Club in my school for...
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Supplemental Essay Strong beliefs/principles
484 Words
My mind is a constant jumble of words. It wasn’t always like this. I still remember the days when writing was a foreign concept, when hours were spent playing with scratched Barbie dolls and drawing stick figures on crisp sheets of paper. I’m still not sure of the exact moment when I started to write. I have a vague memory of writing an awful poem about babies in the third grade. Even more embarrassingly, it was published in...
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Additional Essay Details
792 Words
My freshman year of high school was spent in Chennai, India. To say that moving was a shock for me would be an understatement. Gone was my luxurious townhouse, the smooth paved streets of our cul-de-sac, the shiny new floors of my old middle school. I was greeted with hot and dusty streets, roadside stalls selling day-old flowers, and classrooms with wooden benches and no air conditioning. Of course, this in itself wasn’t really as big of a travesty...
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General Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
passionate, intelligent,...
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My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
29 Words
I chose to participate in American Institute of Chemical...
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My favorite course thus far, and why
41 Words
My favorite course so far was Global Ethics (PHIL 2304) which I took...
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What set me apart from other applicants
33 Words
Because I had several jobs and certifications in high school,...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
24 Words
It's important to go beyond your comfort...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.91
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Low one semester/year
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2230
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1530
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details9 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesDebate Club/Team, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), Key Club, Library Volunteer, Math Team, National Honor Society, Quiz Bowl/Academic Bowl, Tutoring/Mentoring
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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