56006,
B.S., Cognitive Science, , Mathematics
Features Included
3
Essays
4
Schools
19
Scores
1
Advice
3
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Chicago, IL , Illinois
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
Other Language(s) Spoken Tamil, Spanish, Hindi, Urdu

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • California Institute of Technology (Pasadena, CA)
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Applied for in Cognitive Science

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents

School Specific Essays

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Personal Statement
654 Words
Volunteer/public interest work
Straw hat in hand, I crouched next to Bradley and offered him a water bottle. His fetal shell afforded a small opening as clammy little hands shot out to receive the package, but it promptly sealed up again. No luck. I knelt down and put my hand on his shoulder – he winced and swiped it aside. I inserted a tennis ball in his hands and said, “If you can hit this ball over the net, I’ll leave you alone.” ...
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Supplemental Essay Issue of personal significance
741 Words
After my first masterclass with Pt. Nayan Ghosh, I couldn't walk anywhere without Tabla rhythms inlaying themselves over the pulse of my step. It was an unhealthy obsession. I would practice the patterns as I biked to school or walked to class, steadying a beat with my feet, trying to throw each pattern against three beats, four beats, and five and thirteen and so on. Improvisation was akin to interpreting the work of Escher, something in three beats – now it...
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Additional Essay Details
5 Words
Talked about music and mathematics.
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General Admissions Advice

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
7 Words
They're useless...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.80
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2320
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1570
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details14 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTennis

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesMath Team, Science Club/Team
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Application Additional Materials

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