amcquillen
amcquillen,
MIT ‘16
B.S., Materials Science
My name is Arianna. I'm a senior at MIT, studying Course 3-C or Material Science with a focus in archaeology. I used to live in Random Hall, one of MIT's undergraduate dorms in Cambridge. I'd be more than happy to give you advice or just wish you luck.
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Background

Hometown Alexandria, Virginia
GenderFemale
EthnicityBlack / African American
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)

Applied for a B.S. in Materials Science

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

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Personal Statement
699 Words
Family background
People think for there to be a hero there must be a villain, but only a series of trials to be overcome need exist. No villains are in my story only flawed people who are an integral part of me, my volunteer work and academic success. Despite what they deprived me of, I can’t deprive them of their duly earned credit. Due to a difficult overseas military assignment, my mother and father divorced. I received gifts on the proper...
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General Admissions Advice

High School Performance

GPA
4.00
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2180
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1510
SAT Prep
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AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesDebate Club/Team, National Honor Society, Conservancy Volunteer

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