College Admissions Info

alexatGT
alexatGT
Georgia Institute of Technology ‘17
BS, Industrial Engineering

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am currently an engineering student at Georgia Tech.
From: Fairhope , Alabama
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic, White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Regular Decision, Early Decision, Early Action
Applied To: 9 schools
Accepted At: Auburn, GA Tech, Brown, UMich, Notre Dame, NYU, UNC
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

2230
SAT
34
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1530
Highest SAT: 2230
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High School Performance

3.80
GPA
Top 5%
Rank
High School Type: Boarding
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Soccer
Extracurricular Activities: Debate Club/Team, Habitat for Humanity, Spanish Club
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Leadership experience
173 Words
Like in college, my residential high school has professional dorm staff and upperclassmen (RLST’s) who provide the day to day support for all dorm issues. I was an RLST for two years, and was the only junior offered the position last year. RLST’s assist new students in acclimating to residential life, mediate roommate issues, and organize hall activities to promote bonding and relieve tension. Although I aspired to be an RLST, I truly didn’t think it would...



Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
855 Words
Main Essay for Georgia Tech: A major problem facing the U.S. is our large carbon footprint and its effect on global warming. While many factors contribute to pollution, the EPA states that 75% of carbon emissions come from motor vehicles. If cars ran on cleaner fuel sources the amount of pollution the United States produces would be greatly reduced. While electric cars are already a reality, they are not yet practical for most consumers. There is no way to quickly...













College Admissions Advice

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
28 Words
I participated in research at a local college...





List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
92 Words
I found that most of the schools that I applied with were with alumni that lived in my area, due to the fact that I did not live...





What set me apart from other applicants
158 Words
I participated in several clubs, varsity sports, and community service, but the biggest "why me" of my resume was my summer research in cancer research at the University of South Alabama's Mitchel Cancer Institute. I submitted my research to the National Siemens Competition and was awarded national...