College Admissions Info

Yale University, ‘17
BS, Mechanical Engineering

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 2 supplemental essays

Student Background

I'm a charismatic hobbyist with many passions.
From: , Maryland
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 6 schools
Accepted At: UMD, Carleton, Duke, BU, Yale
Denied At:
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1440
Highest SAT: 2060
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High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 1%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: School Choir, Athletics Organization, National Honor Society
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College Application Essays

My Canvas To the outsider, the chain-link and barbed wire fence enclosing the field did nothing to enhance its appeal. Save for a few trees and a couple of patches of grass that lay around the edges, the field was flat, brown, and dusty. On some days, when the wind was blowing just right, I could chase the dust twisters. I imagine that it resembled the sort of fields my Midwestern ancestors encountered during the Dust Bowl. Back then, more...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
547 Words
For Yale University Please reflect on something you would like us to know about you that we might not learn from the rest of your application— or on something that you would like to say more about. My previous residential life took place in what some endearingly refer to as “hardship” posts. Our State Department postings abroad lasted two to five years. Yet, in these countries with high poverty, unequal income distribution, and corruption, things were not bad for us....

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
93 Words
For Yale University On my visit to Yale, I planned to observe a chemistry class. With my bad sense of direction, I eventually ambled into an important-looking science facility instead. Awaiting the arrival of any stranger with a key card to let me out, I soaked it all in. I saw true investment in science--lab coats, postings with science events, brand new rooms, complicated machinery, space for thought. I didn't learn chemistry, but I learned that Yale cares about my...

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