jfuhrman94
jfuhrman94,
CMU ‘17
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, , Physics
Features Included
2
Essays
5
Schools
14
Scores
0
Advice
1
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Green Lane, Pennsylvania
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • Drexel University (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Villanova University (Villanova, PA)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
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Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA)

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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Personal Statement
502 Words
Bizarre talent
She was sanguine in every way. Her gait had a certain bounce that was unique in that part of the world, and she had the most infectious smile. She spoke very little English; yet her presence and expression communicated more than words. This young girl was named Nosipho, or ‘gift’ in English – and she was certainly a gift to me. Last summer, I embarked on a medical mission in Nosipho’s native country, Swaziland. Over the two weeks I spent...
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Supplemental Essay Amusing anecdote
169 Words
Magic amazes me. Ever since I saw my first magic show as a young child I have been eager to unlock the secrets that magicians hold. As I became older, I began to teach myself sleight of hand – the building blocks of illusion. Basic moves became advanced techniques, and those techniques required weeks to master. Yet there is no magic in a single sleight. Magic is a puzzle – a combination of moves to manipulate a deck of cards – that when...
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General Admissions Advice

High School Performance

Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2210
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1520
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details9 classes and scores

Sports

SportsLacrosse, Water Polo

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesEmergency Medical Service / Fire Dept Volunteer

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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