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By diana on Wednesday, February 12, 2003 - 07:38 pm: Edit

I think that it would be nice, for everyone who applied to MIT to know stats of other applicants,
So please put short SHORT resime here .. thanks.

My stats:

SAT1: v660, m800
SATII: M2c 800, physics 800, wri 600

rank 1/120

basketball captain, computer science contestant, math club ...


By duh on Wednesday, February 12, 2003 - 07:48 pm: Edit

wow i hope u dont go to MIT. But if u do spell Resume correctlry will you?

By diana on Wednesday, February 12, 2003 - 07:49 pm: Edit

keyboard is made for man's, not women's fingers ;)

By diana on Wednesday, February 12, 2003 - 07:50 pm: Edit

"i" is next to "u"

By yeahthatsright on Wednesday, February 12, 2003 - 08:26 pm: Edit

hey DUH, do you want me to spell 'correctly' for you? You little snob.

By agentd on Wednesday, February 12, 2003 - 08:41 pm: Edit

Female? In.

Sorry, you got in because you have a vagina.

By Potter on Wednesday, February 12, 2003 - 08:42 pm: Edit

800M, 700V
900 2C, 750 Chem, 750 Writing
Rank: 30/200 in a very competitive public high school in california.
Awards in math, science, and music-school, state, and national
Tons of ec's (some very unique), lots of volunteer, work, and research experience.

By Potter on Wednesday, February 12, 2003 - 08:43 pm: Edit

800 for 2C not 900, sorry!

By MITIM on Wednesday, February 12, 2003 - 09:33 pm: Edit

800M, 800V
7502C, 800 Phys, 790 Writing
Rank: dunno, Top 1% I'm told
Mostly math and science extracurriculars, nothing too impressive
National Merit Finalist
Presidential Scholar candidate (stupid essays suck)
An irresponsible sense of humor. Somewhat lazy for an over-achiever, I realize, seeing all these nationally acclaimed pianists who also are Intel Finalists and published researchers.

By Tim (Tim) on Wednesday, February 12, 2003 - 09:49 pm: Edit

750 M 800 V

800 Phys
800 Writing
800 US History
680 2C - I messed it up, what can I say...

Rank: 3 at end of Junior year, 1 counting any Senior grades...

EC - School television program
-Assisting with school's computers and technology.

Work - Page at local children's library
-Improv. performer at the New York Renaissance Faire

National Merit Finalist.

Many good recommendations.

Decent essay, I am within a few days sending another one that just tears up all other essays, along with another recommendation and the NMSC finalist letter just to make people stop telling me I should send it.


By mo on Wednesday, February 12, 2003 - 09:58 pm: Edit

does being a girl really give u an edge? if so, does any one have any stats that compare SAT scores for boys and girls or acceptance rates for boys and girls and any other information showing quanitatively the edge being a girl gives u for MIT admissions?

By Pat57575 (Pat57575) on Thursday, February 13, 2003 - 12:07 am: Edit

Tim, what happened on your IIC? How did you get 680? That should've been an easy 750+ for you.

By Tim (Tim) on Thursday, February 13, 2003 - 12:54 am: Edit

1 - Tired. I am stricken with a dirty insomnia sometimes and am ruined for the next day, which led to a few mistakes... On the plus side, I'm used to getting by on 4 hours of sleep a night or less so that will help if I do get into MIT...

2 - I checked the sample questions and topics online to see if I had learned all the topics - but it turned out they put topics my class had skipped over (matrix math and a few other things) on the test but not on the sample questions or the list of topics online...


By ns on Thursday, February 13, 2003 - 01:11 am: Edit

mit applicant....(i've posted my stats before, but i'll go ahead and do it again, just for this post)

780 math, 680 verbal
750 iic, 720 physics, 690 writing

rank: 4/811 (i would have been valedictorian if i didn't take a stupid summer course...yes, they punish kids for worker harder at my school)

ec's- state officer of an orgnaization for 2 years (state webmaster/paliamentarian), internship with intelliteam (internet b2b company if you haven't heard), FBLA disctrict 15 state prez, founder of chess club, varsity tennis, lots of volunteer stuff,.....ETC

good interview, i guess (according to what my guy told me), essay probably sucked, but i sent in others that were good (hopefully)

well, i hope we all get in!

By aa on Thursday, February 13, 2003 - 01:15 am: Edit

you guys have applied to MIT and to what other colleges?

By ns on Thursday, February 13, 2003 - 01:19 am: Edit

carnegie mellon, stanford, umich, ga tech, and of course UCF!!!

lol..ucf=university of central backup

By dj cosine on Thursday, February 13, 2003 - 01:47 am: Edit

agent d's comment's are completely out of line. perfect math and physics, sci and math ec's, perfect math score on the SAT, and 1/120 rank go ther into MIT. "diana" deserved to go in, and even if gender preferential AA did help, she still deserves to get in.

By Haiyaa (Haiyaa) on Saturday, February 15, 2003 - 08:28 pm: Edit

Vietnamese-Chinese female

SAT I: 780 M (oops), 760 V
SAT II: 800 II C, 800 Chem, 790 Writing
GPA: 4.0 uw

TJHSST, no ranking

Mentorship (worked with hydrogen fuel cells at the Naval Research Lab), summer internship, cultural clubs, work on a Vietnamese newspaper, Toastmasters, French Honor Society, published poet

No sports, but other than that, I guess I'm sort of well rounded..?

By are on Saturday, February 15, 2003 - 11:38 pm: Edit

ha, i applied to mit and my •••• is better than all of you.

and i know how MIT determines admission, my EC showed me their little handbook.

By Tim (Tim) on Sunday, February 16, 2003 - 02:16 am: Edit

That little handbook?


By mmm on Sunday, February 16, 2003 - 05:04 am: Edit

I applied reg.
800 M, 720 V
800 iic, 800 chem, 740 writ
saxophone, medical research
some sports krap


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