College Admissions Info

Boston College, ‘18
BA, Computer and Information Studies

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Personal statement
  • 1 supplemental essays
  • 5 advice topics

Student Background

(Rising) College sophomore!
From: Elmhurst , New York
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 13 schools
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Mandarin

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1480
Highest SAT: 2130

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
High School Type: Public

Extracurriculars & Awards

None reported Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work:

College Application Essays

623 Words
Describe a place or environment where you are perfectly content. What do you do or experience there, and why is it meaningful to you? (tear my essay apart guys! The dull roar of the jet engines and the chatter of the passengers fade away as the beauty of the surreal landscape outside mesmerizes me. Wisps of white glance the glass as the sunlight illuminates the plane cabin. Here in the lower reaches of the stratosphere, miles above the cacophonous world...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
468 Words
Their eyes stare back at me as I sit in front of my computer, the years separating us slowly becoming irrelevant. The men and women stand in front of the camera, their suits and dresses blowing in the wind, while the children rush on by. They do not know how to act in front of this contraption; a few think that they are being photographed. Some in the background are gossiping about things that I will never hear, while others...

College Admissions Advice

How to approach transferring schools
59 Words
As much as you may think you want to transfer to the dream school that you couldn't stop...

My advice about getting recommenders
43 Words
It's almost always better to get a recommendation from someone who knows you...

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
41 Words
If you have to take out loans, do your best to get...

What I’d change about my application process
25 Words
I would have applied to more schools that...

Post-college plans
28 Words
I plan on looking for a job (as...