College Admissions Info

Stony Brook University - SUNY, ‘18
BS, Mechanical Engineering

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am currently a college student at Stony Brook University on Long Island. I'm majoring in mechanical engineering.
From: Oxford , Massachusetts
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Both Parents, Sibling, Other Family Member
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 8 schools
Accepted At: Stony Brook, WIT, UMass, WPI, Drexel, Clarkson, RIT
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: English

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1170
Highest SAT: 1620
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High School Performance

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Top 10%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Low at first but improved
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Soccer, Track & Field, Lacrosse (Recruited)
Extracurricular Activities: Boy/Girl Scouts, DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America), Special Olympics
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Failure experience
360 Words
At the beginning of sophomore year I had a rough start. My grades were down compared to what I received freshman year, when I obtained honors the first term and high honors the last three quarters. When I received my progress report for the first quarter, I had the lowest grades that I had ever gotten in my life: a 73 in biology and a 68 in algebra two. When I got these marks I was worried that my grades would be...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
138 Words
Innovative, cutting edge, outstanding. These are just a few of the words that I would use to describe Georgia Tech. I want to go to Georgia Tech because I want a life-changing education that will lead to success in my life, and enable me to use an engineering degree to create a positive impact in the world. Also I am a curious student, who is not afraid to try new things, and this curiosity will help me contribute to the...

College Admissions Advice

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
180 Words
Before you go to a school you should try to learn what the social aspect of that school is and if it matches what you want. Some schools are more social than others and all school offer different experiences so before you decide on which school is right for you, you should try to...

My advice about getting recommenders
138 Words
My advice about getting recommendations is that you should get them from teachers who know your good side very well. Make sure that throughout you high school life you maintain a respectable relationship with at least two teachers. The reason why,...

What set me apart from other applicants
171 Words
The one thing that I believe set me apart from other applicants in the fact that i am an Eagle Scout. Being an Eagle Scout illustrates how I am as a person. It shows that I can organize and plan. Without these two qualities I would not have been able to...

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
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One regret I have from going into my freshman year was not applying for a scholarships. A scholarship is always great no matter how small. Because...