I'm a white, male senior from a small upstate New York high school. I would love nothing more than to go to Columbia University for mechanical engineering. Please chance me!
3.9 unweighted gpa
IB Diploma Candidate (math/science heavy ib classes)
AP Scholar with Distinction
RPI Medalist for Superior Achievement in Math and Science
National Honor Society
Black belt and instructor at my karate school
1st chair, award-winning alto saxophonist, Area All-State 3 years in a row
pianist for 8 years
work at public library
ongoing community service project: leader of a landscaping project at my library
I'm billing myself in my essays as the engineer who also has a passion for the liberal arts, and that's why I want to go to Columbia.