wahlnut
wahlnut,
Yale ‘17
B.S., Mechanical Engineering
I'm a charismatic hobbyist with many passions.
Features Included
3
Essays
6
Schools
13
Scores
0
Advice
3
ECs
1
Sports

Background

GenderMale
EthnicityHispanic
AdmissionEarly Action
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • University of Maryland - College Park (College Park, MD)
  • Carleton College (Northfield, MN)
  • Wesleyan University (Middletown, CT)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Boston University (Boston, MA)
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Yale University (New Haven, CT)

Applied for a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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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...
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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....
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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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General Admissions Advice

High School Performance

GPA
4
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2060
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1440
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesSchool Choir, Athletics Organization, National Honor Society
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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