College Admissions Info

Rochester Institute of Technology , ‘18
BS, Civil Engineering

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 2 supplemental essays
  • 5 advice topics

Student Background

From: Moscow , Russia
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 15+ schools
Accepted At: RIT, Syracuse
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Russian, Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1410
Highest SAT: 2000
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

High School Type: Public

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Volleyball
Extracurricular Activities:

College Application Essays

546 Words
People walk by quickly. A young boy leans over my shoulder, curious to see what I'm doing. Every couple of minutes, more tourists like the young boy look over my shoulder. Some of them give commentary like “Good job” and “That’s really good.” While others ask me questions about what I'm doing. What am I doing here sitting on a stool? I am at my favorite place in the world, the Metropolitan Museum of Art. I first discovered what...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
272 Words
If your name were an acronym, what would it stand for and how would it reflect your strengths and personality? Have you ever met a nifty, adventurous, dark-haired, Yiddish, academic girl before? No you say? Well, that’s me. My name is Nadya. Actually, my official name is Nadezhda, but everyone calls me Nadya. I made an acronym for myself so everyone could know who I am better. N stands for nifty. You may ask, why? I like to make...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
130 Words
In the future, I would like to be a civil engineer. I have always been very interested in civil engineering and helping others. The Engineers without Borders chapter on campus especially interests me. Through this program, I could combine what I learned in robotics club in high school, and the new things I will learn in the civil engineering program at WPI to improve the quality of life for people in the developing world. WPI will also give me a...

College Admissions Advice

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
24 Words
Join one of the special interest houses!...

My favorite course thus far, and why
20 Words
Materials of Construction because it got...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
35 Words
One summer, try to work at an actual job and get...

Why I declined other schools
17 Words
RIT has a co-op program...

Why I ultimately chose my school
40 Words
RIT is a very nerdy school that has the right feel for...