ToMITIgo
ToMITIgo,
MIT ‘17
B.S., Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering, , Biological Engineering, , Biology, , Pre-Medicine Studies, , Chemistry, , Biomedical Sciences and Molecular Medicine
I am just a girl who is passionate about the sciences and who wants to make a difference.
Features Included
4
Essays
21
Schools
16
Scores
1
Advice
4
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Bethlehem
GenderFemale
EthnicityBlack / African American, Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Action
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
  • Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ)
  • California Institute of Technology (Pasadena, CA)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Harvey Mudd (Claremont, CA)
  • Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Rice University (Houston, TX)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
  • University of Maryland - Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Wellesley College (Wellesley, MA)
  • Williams College (Williamstown, MA)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Emory University (Atlanta, GA)
  • Swarthmore College (Swarthmore, PA)
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)

Applied for a B.S. in Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
910 Words
Death of a loved one, Family member’s disability
MY LIFE STORY When I was born, I almost died. I was 3.5 months premature and only 1 lb 4.75 ounces. My chances were very small, and I was baptized almost immediately, for my death was assumed certain. I was hospitalized for a full three months after my birth. To this day, my family calls me the miracle baby. They say it was God’s work. I say it was science’s work. My family did its best to support me even if...
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Supplemental Essay Strong beliefs/principles
504 Words
I slowly picked up one magazine after the other, meticulously sorting them into piles, deliberately focusing on the task in front of me. It was cleaning day, and this was my job. My eyes shifted back and forth. Now? I asked myself. The lump in my throat grew wider, constricting my breathless words. How could I possibly do this? Am I sure? Of course I am. "Daddy?" I began, and I spoke. Those last few moments dictated the rest of...
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Supplemental Essay Issue of personal significance
921 Words
I honestly cannot find the perfect words to use on the woman I am about to describe. Nice or kind doesn’t even begin to describe her. African American or woman is a superficial method of defining her. No, she cannot be accurately defined, for she was above it all. She was above the hate, above the lies, above the pettiness. She, my grandmother, was a saint. I grew up knowing her as Mama Roz. She dedicated her life to...
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Additional Essay Details
18 Words
I wrote about how important my grandmother was to me. I also wrote about my coming out story.
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General Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
58 Words
I participated in several summer activities that I felt prepared me for college admissions and college itself....
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High School Performance

GPA
4
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
33
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2130
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1480
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSoccer

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesGerman Club, Academic Decathlon, National Honor Society, Science Club/Team

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Application Additional Materials

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