College Admissions Info

56006

Cognitive Science, Mathematics

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Chicago, IL , Illinois
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 4 schools
Accepted At: UC Berkeley, UCSD, Cornell
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Other Language(s) Spoken: Tamil, Spanish, Hindi, Urdu

Test Scores

2320
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1570
Highest SAT: 2320
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High School Performance

3.80
GPA
Top 10%
Rank
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Tennis
Extracurricular Activities: Math Team, Science Club/Team
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Volunteer/public interest work
654 Words
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.” ...









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...











Additional Essay Details:
5 Words
Talked about music and mathematics.

College Admissions Advice

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