College Admissions Info

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, ‘18
BS, Computer and Information Studies, Computer Engineering, Computer Graphics, Computer Programming, Computer Science, Computer Software Engineering, Computer Systems Analysis

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Math/science enthusiast. Aspiring computer scientist with an interest in cognitive science, mechanical engineering, and product design. Bookworm.
From: Monterey Park , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Sibling
Admission: Regular Decision, Early Action
Applied To: 10 schools
Accepted At: CalTech, MIT, UC Berkeley, UC Irvine, UCLA, UCSD, USC, Washington
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Mandarin

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1540
Highest SAT: 2260
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SAT Prep:
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 1%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Church, Computer / Technology Volunteer, Math Team, National Honor Society, Science Club/Team
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College Application Essays

I am always hungry for information. Every minute I'm awake is a hunt for little bites of knowledge and insights that I seize and savor happily throughout the day and when asleep. The Internet is, without doubt, my main sustenance.

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
9 Words
Opportunities available, clubs I want to be involved in

Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
2 Words
Family background

Supplemental Essay: Strong beliefs/principles
1 Words

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
7 Words
Activity I like to do for fun

College Admissions Advice

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
6 Words
Be yourself;...

How I chose schools to apply to
2 Words

How to increase chances at my school
6 Words
Summer activities,...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
3 Words

What I’d change about my application process
5 Words
Time management;...

My advice about getting recommenders
5 Words
Maintain good...

Why I declined other schools
7 Words
Visits, courses...

Why I ultimately chose my school
9 Words
Environment, courses offered,...