College Admissions Info

pampamakinyemi
pampamakinyemi
Georgia Institute of Technology ‘20
BS, Chemical Engineering

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Hi, I'm Pampam. I am originally from Nigeria, but I have lived in the US for a while. I look forward to helping you out with your college applications.
From: Atlanta , Georgia
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 8 schools
Accepted At: Penn State, LSU, Pitt
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Yoruba

Test Scores

1900
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1350
Highest SAT: 1900
Other SAT Scores:
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High School Performance

4.15
GPA
Top 25%
Rank
High School Type: Boarding
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
College Classes In High School:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Swimming/Diving
Extracurricular Activities: Community Cleanup / Service, School Jazz / Orchestra, School Theater/Plays
Application Additional Materials:

College Application Essays

Supplemental Essay: Strong beliefs/principles
722 Words
My parents have always told me to stand up for what I believe and to never allow someone else’s thoughts become mine. They never in a thousand years thought that those words of encouragement would be used against them. Over the years, it has been hard for me to find who I really am and what my beliefs are. As a Nigerian only child, I have watched the people around me plan my life out for me without considering...











Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
539 Words
Deciding on what college to attend has been no easy feat, but I have always known that I would want to attend Carnegie Mellon if I was given the opportunity. I intend to study chemical engineering and plan to be a highly sought after Petroleum Engineer. My initial reason for selecting Carnegie Mellon was the usual, highly ranked Engineering department and highly ranked college but I decided to visit before I made up my mind because a lot of other...









Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
736 Words
I had to do something. The monotonous piano lessons were driving me round the bend. Ever since I was child I knew I wanted to play an instrument. The question was what instrument that was going to be. I wasn’t really exposed to a lot of instruments so I was pretty accepting when my parents got me a piano teacher and scheduled piano lessons for me. Piano lessons went well for a while and then it got to a...











College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
20 Words
I would apply to a little...





Recommended summer activities during high school and college
6 Words
Do programs...





What set me apart from other applicants
2 Words
My...





My advice about getting recommenders
10 Words
Make sure it...