College Admissions Info

Columbia University, ‘17
BS, Materials Science, Materials Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Computer Science

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I'm a freshman studying at Columbia's Engineering school interested in entrepreneurship, tech innovation, and learning new things.
From: Clovis , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 8 schools
Accepted At: Columbia, Stanford, Rice, UCLA, UCSD
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1430
Highest SAT: 2040
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 5%
High School Type: Public
Academic Performance in High School: Low one semester/year
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Debate Club/Team, Science Club/Team, Tutoring/Mentoring, National Honor Society, Science Club/Team, Math Team, Key Club
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College Application Essays

I tried to build a time machine when I was seven. It was summertime and I put together some wires and chairs with my Nobel Laureate partner (aka my four-year-old brother). We went on to do much more during our summers, including winning Nobel Prizes in Physics, Plant Biology, and Time Travel. My parents had always urged me, "Do what you love". My only struggle was finding that actual thing that I loved. I did quickly figure out what subject...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
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Prompt: Stanford students possess an intellectual vitality. Reflect on an idea or experience that has been important to your intellectual development. Whenever I begin to create a CAD drawing, I draw a little sketch in my notebook. Nothing impressive, but it sets up a framework of loose limits by which I’m going to build around. When getting familiar with the workings of any CAD program you learn that there are multiple modes of development. Some are more labor intensive...

College Admissions Advice

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
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Make sure to look EVERYWHERE! But avoid websites that look like...

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
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Most interviews are informal. Make sure to not be nervous and be yourself. If you don't know who yourself is, just try to...