katyway2000
katyway2000,
Yale ‘19
B.S., Chemical Engineering
Small rural town girl with a likely letter to Yale that will change my life
Features Included
2
Essays
6
Schools
8
Scores
0
Advice
4
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Kalamazoo, Michigan
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
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Yale University (New Haven, CT)

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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At seven o'clock Sunday night, I was surrounded by almost one hundred thirty 2.5 inch square cookies, which were due the following day. Only a dozen had been iced, and I was already getting tired. I had been working since eight that morning. I had never made sugar cookies with royal icing before, so if I messed anything up, I would fail my chemistry project. Although I only received four hours of sleep that night, I didn't mess up. Give or...
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Additional Essay Details
1077 Words
Everyone belongs to many different communities and/or groups defined by (among other things) shared geography, religion, ethnicity, income, cuisine, interest, race, ideology, or intellectual heritage. Choose one of the communities to which you belong, and describe that community and your place within it. "These are disgusting," I remarked to my friend at another computer next to me, whilst pointing at the bag of reduced fat school chips I just discarded. "Why are you always criticizing food?" I have never...
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General Admissions Advice

High School Performance

GPA
4.00
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
34
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details5 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSoccer

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesNational Honor Society, DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America), Prom Committee, Key Club
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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