My interview was yesterday and it was really good. It lasted about an hour and he said he would write a good review.
Hispanic Male, First Generation, Senior
Parent education: both did not finish elementary school.
I went to a boarding school in a really small town. They did not offer APs or IB classes. I couldn’t do a lot of ECs because I wasn’t allowed to leave campus, but I tried.
UW GPA: 3.9 W GPA:4.04
ACT Breakdown: E:35 M:35 R:36 S:30
Math Student of the Month
Best Physics Student
Most Improved Band Member (don’t know if this counts)
Robotics (member), have been to multiple competitions.
Taught myself how to code. HTML, Java, C++, C#, Python, etc.
Sold computer programs, have an extensive portfolio of projects.
Basketball three years, went to a tournament and the team got second place.
Band (section leader), lead percussionist
Taught myself how to play the piano.
About 100 hours of community service
I’ve had two jobs, and helped my dad with his construction work in the summer.
Familial Role, older brother. I have two younger brothers to take care of while my parents work, it’s the reason I don’t have many ECs. I have also had a job every year so my free time was limited.
Counselor 6/10, gonna be generic probably
Math Teacher Junior year 10/10, I have a really good relationship with him and he should say good things about me.
Math Teacher Senior year 8/10, doesn’t know me that well, but recognizes my passion to learn and says he will make it good.
Essay: 8/10 Talked about my passion for math and comp Sci
Supplementals: 9/10 Talked about my experience at a boarding school and how I believe in diversity and belong in the Hispanic community.