College Admissions Info

University of Waterloo, ‘20
BS, Computer Science

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I spent the first 18 years of my life in India. I participated in a few extracurricular activities and had excellent grades. Now I am studying CS and Philosophy at University of Waterloo.
From: Rewari , India
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 4 schools
Accepted At: UWaterloo, UC Berkeley
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Hindi

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1590
Highest SAT: 2380
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High School Performance

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Top 1%
High School Type: International
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Volleyball
Extracurricular Activities: Chess, Model Congress / Model UN
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Interest in med/sci/math
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College Admissions Advice

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