College Admissions Info

Emory University, ‘19
BS, Environmental and Marine Sciences

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Born and raised in San Juan, Atlanta bound.
From: San Juan , Puerto Rico
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 14 schools
Accepted At: RIT, RPI, Emory, Siena, Penn State, Bryn Mawr, MSMC, Drexel, WPI, Florida Tech
Denied At:
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1090
Highest SAT: 1500
SAT Prep:
Highest ACT:
ACT Prep:

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 10%
High School Type: Religious
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Soccer,
Extracurricular Activities: Model Congress / Model UN, National Honor Society
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College Application Essays

Ever since I was a child I would always find myself listening to the constant “clicks” from the computers that were at some stage of repair every morning in the living room. Sound cards and microprocessors were spread across the floor as my dad attempted to detect the problems and complications within each computer’s casing. Watching him struggle with each of these projects, I would sit next to him with one of these relinquished components and wonder about its...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
371 Words
Please briefly elaborate on one of your extracurricular activities or work experiences in the space below. (Minimum 50 words, Maximum 75 words) From being Captain of my robotics team to teaching my classmates how to program, I undoubtedly like demonstrating others how important technology is in today's society by letting them have the opportunity to experience the same technological enlightenment I had when I began programming since sophomore year. By doing so, I am now President of the Nexus Technology Club, who's...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
229 Words
What interests you most about WPI? WPI is not an average university where one only focuses on his or her academic areas, WPI is a realm of diversity and technological profession where one, such as myself, can expand her open-mindedness while learning how to program or build a robot in one of the nation's top robotics programs. In other words, what interests me the most about WPI is its robotics programs and diversity. Coming from Puerto Rico, a Hispano-American environment,...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
251 Words
Explain your interest in the major you selected. You may describe a related experience you’ve had to that area of study and/or your future career goals. Please limit your response to approximately 300 words. Ever since sophomore year in high school, I have always had a curiosity on computers and their functionality in which they have helped our society during the past few years. From creating car-detecting apps to humanoid robots, computers are essential devices that contribute to the...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
274 Words
Beyond rankings, location, and athletics, why are you interested in attending Georgia Tech? Georgia Tech has come to my absolute interest once I learned about its remarkable robotics labs such as the Humanoid Robotics Lab, and Socially Intelligent Machines Lab. Over the past three years, I have been part of my school's robotics team. By integrating myself into Georgia Tech and its programs, I will be able to expand my knowledge in these areas. In addition, its research programs are...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
430 Words
Why Lafayette? (20-200 words) Lafayette College is not an average college where one only focuses on his or her academic areas, Lafayette is a realm of diversity with an academically-inclined ambiance where one, such as myself, can expand her open-mindedness while learning how to program or build a robot in one of the nation's top liberal arts colleges. Coming from Puerto Rico, a Hispano-American environment, one of my main goals is to expose myself to a culturally-assorted environment where I...

College Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
30 Words
If you're a rising junior or senior, I'd highly...

How to increase chances at my school
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What Emory University mostly looks for...

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
46 Words
Never show up late to an interview, dress nicely, and always be honest on...

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
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1. Driven. 2. Motivated. 3. Passionate about other...

Why I declined other schools
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My university was my second/third...