RoseC
RoseC,
Santa Clara ‘19
B.S., Mechanical Engineering
I am a freshman at Santa Clara University studying mechanical engineering!
Features Included
3
Essays
5
Schools
7
Scores
5
Advice
2
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Seattle, Washington
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Action
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken French

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Santa Clara University (Santa Clara, CA)
  • University of Washington (Seattle, WA)
  • University of California - Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
  • University of California - Davis (Davis, CA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
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Santa Clara University (Santa Clara, CA)

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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In kindergarten, I was always jealous of the kids who could draw. We would have designated art time in class, and I remember trying to hide my stick figure drawings while I watched my classmates create pieces that I thought, at the time, were good enough to be in museums. I remember always being frustrated with my paper and crumpling it up at the end of art time; the only satisfaction I got was giving that flat piece of paper...
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Supplemental Essay Strong beliefs/principles
1023 Words
Should a university impart knowledge or wisdom to its students? As soon as I read this essay prompt, I immediately thought of my best friend’s favorite saying: “knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit; wisdom is not putting tomatoes into a smoothie.” As silly as it sounds, this makes the distinction between the two similar entities very clear to me. Knowledge is purely facts based—multiplication tables, important dates in history, the definition of “fruit,” etc.—and...
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Additional Essay Details
1028 Words
Here was my supplemental essay for my honors application for SCU: Should a university impart knowledge or wisdom to its students? As soon as I read this essay prompt, I immediately thought of my best friend’s favorite saying: “knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit; wisdom is not putting tomatoes into a smoothie.” As silly as it sounds, this makes the distinction between the two similar entities very clear to me. Knowledge is purely facts based—multiplication...
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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
34 Words
I would have focused my essays more on my area...
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Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
71 Words
I went to see a college counselor once and she was fairly helpful. She gave me a list of schools to...
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How I chose schools to apply to
35 Words
I looked for schools with good engineering programs because that's what...
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5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
30 Words
Friendly, social, smart, fun, and deep! Santa Clara has...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
50 Words
I chose SCU over UC Davis because of the size and location. I knew I...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.98
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2170
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1500
SAT Prep
PSAT Scores
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details5 classes and scores

Sports

SportsCross Country

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesHabitat for Humanity, School Jazz / Orchestra
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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