jsquie
jsquie,
Princeton ‘12
B.S., Chemical Engineering
Currently a medical student; studied Chemical & Biological Engineering undergrad at Princeton University
Features Included
3
Essays
9
Schools
14
Scores
9
Advice
2
ECs
4
Sports

Background

Hometown Dallas, Texas
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
First Gen College StudentNo
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken English

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Boston College (Chestnut Hill, MA)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • University of Texas - Austin (Austin, TX)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
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Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)

Applied for a B.S. in Chemical Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
663 Words
Role model/inspiration, Family background
“Boo!” For most people this simple three-lettered word brings to mind Halloween, but to me it has an entirely different meaning. In fact, I use this word on a year-round basis, not for just a few weeks each October, and I can only blame myself. As the oldest grandchild, it was my responsibility (unbeknownst to me as a newborn) to choose how my cousins, siblings, and I would address our grandparents. Only Granddad was lucky enough to escape with a...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
518 Words
(For Princeton: why study engineering?) From the very first day of school in kindergarten, I have always loved learning about math and science. As I learned higher levels of mathematics and studied biology, physics, and chemistry in high school, I realized that just learning to manipulate numbers or memorizing facts about how our physical world works was not entirely satisfying to me. Instead, I want to apply all of this knowledge to the real world. It is interesting to me...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
495 Words
(For Princeton: favorite quote) “I’m a great believer in luck and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it.” Thomas Jefferson The drive home from grade school started out like hundreds of drives before it. My mom picked me up in front of school in the afternoon, and the first question she asked was “How was your day?” I replied with a my typical answer, “Good.” School that day had been good; for me, most...
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General Admissions Advice

Post-college plans
51 Words
After college, I applied for and was accepted to medical school. I planned to attend...
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My advice about getting recommenders
80 Words
The key to obtaining strong letters of recommendation is to seek out teachers who will write strong letters for your (obviously!). The way to...
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My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
35 Words
Writing Center Fellow (employed; trained to read other students' papers...
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My favorite course thus far, and why
58 Words
My favorite course was a seminar (15 students) led by two of Princeton's most famous (infamous?) professors, Robert...
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Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
18 Words
I did not use a...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
45 Words
I did an alumni interview at virtually every school to which I applied. These...
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What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
64 Words
Final exams for the fall semester are administered in January. That's right! You go home for a 2-3 week...
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Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
65 Words
I did not take out loans, but I absolutely applied for any scholarship for which I was qualified. Usually you...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
15 Words
Do something fun and do...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.5
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypeReligious
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
36
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2400
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1600
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details9 classes and scores

Sports

SportsBaseball, Football, Basketball, Swimming/Diving

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesMath Team, Student Council / Government
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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