College Admissions Info

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, ‘17
BS, Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering, Biological Engineering, Biology, Pre-Medicine Studies, Chemistry, Biomedical Sciences and Molecular Medicine

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am just a girl who is passionate about the sciences and who wants to make a difference.
From: Bethlehem
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American, Hispanic
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 15+ schools
Accepted At: Arizona State, CalTech, Harvard, Harvey Mudd, JHU, MIT, Rice, Arizona, UMBC, UPenn, Pitt, USC, Wellesley, Williams
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Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1480
Highest SAT: 2130
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High School Performance

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Top 1%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Soccer
Extracurricular Activities: German Club, Academic Decathlon, National Honor Society, Science Club/Team
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College Application Essays

910 Words
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...

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...

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...

Additional Essay Details:
18 Words
I wrote about how important my grandmother was to me. I also wrote about my coming out story.

College 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....