College Admissions Info

University of Wisconsin - Madison, ‘19
BS, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Full Ride to study Computer Sciences, Mathematics, and Statistics at UW-Madison
From: Menomonee Falls , Wisconsin
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Parent, Sibling
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 1 school
Accepted At: Wisconsin
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Mandarin

Test Scores

Highest ACT:
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 1%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Soccer, Tennis
Extracurricular Activities: Community Cleanup / Service, Church, Math Team, Spanish Club, National Honor Society
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College Application Essays

670 Words
A wise man once told me the quotation that changed his life. The single statement that tells the world why he does what he does. The powerful phrase that highlights why he lives. The motto that perfectly describes this man in ten short words. He told me, “BE THE CHANGE YOU WISH TO SEE IN THE WORLD.” I play with toys. I hope that the thought of a seventeen year old playing with figurines isn’t alarming; it shouldn’t...

Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
348 Words
As a child, I loved going to school. I relished every moment of it; the science, the math, the gym class. Yet young, adolescent me did not enjoy school for the primary interest of learning; instead, he loved pumping up his own self-esteem. All the way up to 11th grade, his thought process was ¿succeed in school for superiority and bragging rights¿. But then a shockwave of hard classes, challenging curriculum, and unrelenting teachers pummeled his self-esteem into the ground....

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
299 Words
I have always been a control freak. Even as a child, I demanded to know what was occurring, how it was occurring, and why an event was occurring. As I entered my final years of high school, I began to act more upon my control-obsessive tendencies, but I used them for a purpose: I began to write basic calculator programs on my TI-84 calculator with the mission of mastering a mathematical concept. And as I began to learn the commands,...

Additional Essay Details:
18 Words
Two Supplemental Essays helped me win the Full Ride. The other two essays got me into the university.

College Admissions Advice

My favorite course thus far, and why
37 Words
Math 375 (Honors Multivariable Calculus and Linear Algebra) has challenged me to...

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
84 Words
Ultimate Frisbee here is great; so many people like to toss a disc around, play ultimate, and hang out afterwards. Additionally, UW has a great...

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
93 Words
Fun, Smart, Driven, Happy, Drunk. The kids at UW love to have fun, whether its through partying or sports or just hanging out. They're smart...

What I’d change about my school if I were student body president
16 Words
I'd make it so that...

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
25 Words
Despite the vast number of intelligent students and...

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
16 Words
Didn't use any of it;...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
12 Words
Read a lot of...

What set me apart from other applicants
6 Words
Balance of...

Why I ultimately chose my school
3 Words

What I like about my school’s location and culture
18 Words
Very diverse and open culture,...

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
25 Words
I didn't take out any loans, since I...