Taltshuler,
Cal Poly ‘19
B.S., Aerospace Engineering
Features Included
3
Essays
10
Schools
15
Scores
5
Advice
4
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Flemington, New Jersey
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (San Luis Obispo, CA)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Lehigh University (Bethlehem, PA)
  • University of South Carolina (Columbia, SC)
  • Clemson University (Clemson, SC)
  • University of Connecticut (Storrs, CT)
  • Rutgers, State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick (Piscataway, NJ)
  • Stevens Institute of Technology (Hoboken, NJ)
  • University of Maryland - College Park (College Park, MD)
  • Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN)
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California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (San Luis Obispo, CA)

Applied for a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
621 Words
Failure experience
I stood with the balls of my feet digging into the red foam mat. Slowly, I begin bouncing on my toes with arms hanging calmly at my sides. The official yells “shijak,” and my opponent and I begin to fight. The nerves biting at me before every Tae Kwon Do tournament drain away as the clock counts down and I feel out my counterpart. We exchange kicks, he getting the better of me at the beginning of the fight. I...
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Supplemental Essay Using a metaphor
672 Words
Metaphors have true power to help us understand how we think. An insightful metaphor that has the potential to do great help or great harm is “life is a game of cards, you have to play the hand you were dealt.” Let’s play a game of Texas Hold’em. When the dealer passes out the cards, some of us get the two-seven off suit and some of us are dealt bullets; the absolute best and worst hands in poker...
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Additional Essay Details
408 Words
Discuss your most significant leadership role. Good leaders are people who can create change for the better, but great leaders are people who can sustain that beneficial positive change. In terms of enabling the largest number of people to make an impact on our small part of this world, being the Vice President of Key Club is my most significant leadership role. Key Club, a subdivision of Kiwanis international, is the largest service organization among high school students in the...
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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
41 Words
Don't wait until the last minute. I know everyone says this, but...
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My advice about getting recommenders
40 Words
Don't pick a teacher that you think likes you the best. A...
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What set me apart from other applicants
31 Words
Being from New Jersey may have helped me a...
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How to increase chances at my school
36 Words
There admission process is objective. From what I understand there are...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
51 Words
Just do something!! You can do community service or work or learn to do something...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.31
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
33
 
ACT Score Details
 
Highest SAT
2040
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1430
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details8 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSoccer, Track & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesKey Club, Habitat for Humanity, Science Club/Team, Special Olympics
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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