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**Official Rice University Class of 2018 ED Results**

levlevlev11levlevlev11 Registered User Posts: 135 Junior Member
edited January 2014 in Rice University
Hello all!
This thread is intended only to post 2018 Early Decision results. The decisions will be posted during the week of "December 16th."

Chances are very high that this is tomorrow (there have been numerous reports of admissions reps saying Monday at 4pm). Use the following format, and remember this thread is for results ONLY. Keep the discussion here: http://talk.collegeconfidential.com/rice-university/1546163-rice-class-2018-hs-class-2014-ed-rd-thread.html
[noparse]Choose One:
[size=+2]Decision: Accepted[/size]
[size=+2]Decision: Deferred[/size]
[size=+2]Decision: Rejected[/size]

Objective:
  • SAT I (breakdown):
  • ACT (breakdown):
  • SAT II (place score in parentheses):
  • Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0):
  • Rank (percentile if rank is unavailable):
  • AP (place score in parentheses):
  • IB (place score in parentheses):
  • Senior Year Course Load:
  • Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.):
Subjective:
  • Extracurriculars (place leadership in parentheses):
  • Job/Work Experience:
  • Volunteer/Community Service:
  • Summer Activities:
  • Essays:
  • Teacher Recommendations:
  • Counselor Rec:
  • Additional Rec:
  • Interview:
Other
  • State (if domestic applicant):
  • Country (if international applicant):
  • School Type:
  • Ethnicity:
  • Gender:
  • Income Bracket:
  • Hooks (URM, first generation college, etc.):
Reflection
  • Strengths:
  • Weaknesses:
  • Why you think you were accepted/deferred/rejected:
  • Where else you are applying or have already applied:
General Comments/Advice/Hindsight: [/noparse]
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Replies to: **Official Rice University Class of 2018 ED Results**

  • levlevlev11levlevlev11 Registered User Posts: 135 Junior Member
    All you need to do is copy and paste the quote (and fill in all your info)
    Good luck!
  • Naruto1995Naruto1995 Registered User Posts: 18 New Member
    I got accepted!!!!!!!!!!! Sooo excited!! Will post stats later...have to celebrate with family now!!!! Best day of my life!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • levlevlev11levlevlev11 Registered User Posts: 135 Junior Member
    [size=+2]Decision: Accepted[/size]

    Objective:
    • SAT I (breakdown): 2230: 800 Math, 720 CR, 710 Writing
    • ACT: 34 (36 English, 31 Math, 34 Reading, 35 Science)
    • SAT II: 800 Math Level II, 740 Bio M
    • Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0): 3.8?
    • Rank (percentile if rank is unavailable): N/A
    • AP (place score in parenthesis): Spanish Lang (5), English Lang (4), Bio (4)
    • IB (place score in parenthesis): n/a
    • Senior Year Course Load: AP Calc AB, AP Chem, AP English Lit, Honors Physics (basically AP Physics), Government and Economics, Theology
    • Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.): National Sons of the American Revolution Oration Contest Winner, National Spanish Exam Gold Award
    Subjective:
    • Extracurriculars (place leadership in parenthesis): Senior Student Council/Government/Class President, President of Pre-Med Club. Varsity Soccer, Track. 1st Team All-District soccer (10th grade). Myriad other clubs and academic teams
    • Job/Work Experience: Give guitar lessons, and worked at Chipotle for a bit
    • Volunteer/Community service: Over 800 hours. 600 came from working at my local church every week
    • Summer Activities: Did some research at the local UT Health Science Center. Helped out in the biomedical research lab. Some cool camps too.
    • Essays: Some of my best work IMO.
    • Teacher Recommendation: Stellar
    • Counselor Rec: Great!
    • Additional Rec: n/a
    • Interview: It went reallyyyyyy well I think. We clicked right off the bat
    Other
    • State (if domestic applicant): Texas
    • Country (if international applicant): n/a
    • School Type: Private Catholic
    • Ethnicity: Hispanic
    • Gender: Male
    • Income Bracket: High
    • Hooks (URM, first generation college, etc.): Not really anything major
    Reflection
    • Strengths: Pretty good test scores, very well rounded too. Good essays.
    • Weaknesses: Grades (I didn't start really trying until Junior year).
    • Why you think you were accepted/waitlisted/rejected:
    • Where else were you accepted/waitlisted/rejected:
    General Comments: Somehow got an 84,000 scholarship. Congratulations to all in and good luck to those deferred. You can achieve anything you desire!!!
  • BCH2014BCH2014 Registered User Posts: 94 Junior Member
    Choose One:
    [size=+2]Decision: Accepted[/size]


    Objective:
    • SAT I (breakdown): CR 750, M 690, W650 (Didn't submit though)
    • ACT (breakdown): 33 (34 Reading, 31 Math, 35 Science, 30 Writing)
    • SAT II (place score in parentheses): 720 USH, 700 Math II
    • Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0): 3.65
    • Rank (percentile if rank is unavailable): N/A
    • AP (place score in parentheses): Calc AB (5), Euro (4), Spanish Lang (3), Physics C, Econ, and Calc BC this year
    • IB (place score in parentheses):
    • Senior Year Course Load: in addition to ap's above, arabic I, critical issues of catholic church, and english iv
    • Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.): N/A
    Subjective:
    • Extracurriculars (place leadership in parentheses): Varsity Skiing (captain), track and field, co-founder of community service club, COO of investment club, senior mentor
    • Job/Work Experience: Simon Properties, and a local cafe
    • Volunteer/Community Service: Service trip to Camden, NJ, and over 100 hours at local agencies
    • Summer Activities: Job? Occasional vacations??
    • Essays: Good
    • Teacher Recommendations: Decent I suppose
    • Counselor Rec: Great, longest one she wrote this year
    • Additional Rec: One from an alum, not extremely high powered or anything though.
    • Interview: On campus in summer, went well, rep came to my school in the fall and I was the only one at the info session so it was kind of like a second one
    Other
    • State (if domestic applicant): MA
    • Country (if international applicant):
    • School Type: Catholic all boys, large
    • Ethnicity: white
    • Gender: male
    • Income Bracket: won't share
    • Hooks (URM, first generation college, etc.): none
    Reflection
    • Strengths:
    • Weaknesses:
    • Why you think you were accepted/deferred/rejected:
    • Where else you are applying or have already applied:
    General Comments/Advice/Hindsight:
    Just happy I got in!
  • ErnieDoggErnieDogg Registered User Posts: 5 New Member
    Decision: ACCEPTED


    [*] ACT (breakdown): Composite (not superscored): 31, English: 35, Math: 32, Reading: 34, Science: 30, Writing: 8
    [*] SAT II (place score in parentheses): N/A
    [*] Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0): 3.93
    [*] Rank (percentile if rank is unavailable): 35/334
    [*] AP (place score in parentheses): AP Econ. Micro/Macro: 4, 4 AP US History: 5, AP Calc AB: N/A, AP Chemistry: N/A
    [*] IB (place score in parentheses): N/A
    [*] Senior Year Course Load: Symphony Band, Jazz Band, English 4, Personal Finance, Anatomy and Physiology, AP Calculus AB, AP Chemistry, Student Government
    [*] Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.): AP Scholar, National Forensics League Excellence Member
    [/list]Subjective:
    • Extracurriculars (place leadership in parentheses): [Debate Team Captain], [Senior Class President] Pep Band, NHS, [United Way Charity Local Coordinator]
    • Job/Work Experience: N/A
    • Volunteer/Community Service: NHS, United Way Charity Local Coordinator
    • Summer Activities: Took colleges classes at Stanford University
    • Essays: Heartfelt, pretty good
    • Teacher Recommendations: Excellent
    • Counselor Rec: Excellent
    • Additional Rec: N/A
    • Interview: Very good
    Other
    • State (if domestic applicant): Colorado
    • Country (if international applicant):
    • School Type: Public
    • Ethnicity: White
    • Gender: Male
    • Income Bracket: $120,000+
    • Hooks (URM, first generation college, etc.): N/A
    Reflection
    • Strengths: I had some pretty strong leadership positions and have some musical talent
    • Weaknesses: I didn’t take a ton of APs in high school, only 5
    • Why you think you were accepted/deferred/rejected: I showed a lot of interest in the school by taking a tour, going to the info session, and sitting in on classes. My EC, leadership positions, and my supplemental essays helped a lot as well
    • Where else you are applying or have already applied: Vanderbilt, Wash U, University of Denver, but screw that, I’m going to Rice!
    General Comments/Advice/Hindsight: Don’t make the mistake of not showing your interest in the school. Visit, ask questions, sit in on some classes, read about the school, and overall show the admissions officers that you love Rice!
  • notredameirishnotredameirish Registered User Posts: 75 Junior Member
    [size=+2]Decision: Rejected[/size]

    Objective:
    • SAT I (breakdown): CR: 760 Math: 800 Writing: 760
    • ACT (breakdown): Composite: 35 CR: 34 Math: 35 Writing: 36 Science: 33
    • SAT II (place score in parentheses): Math I (750), Math II (790), Physics (640 ew)
    • Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0): 3.83
    • Rank (percentile if rank is unavailable): n/a
    • AP (place score in parentheses): Physics B (4) Calculus AB (4)
    • IB (place score in parentheses): n/a
    • Senior Year Course Load: Contemporary Issues, Cloning Transgenics & Bioethics, AP English, AP Latin, AP Biology, AP Human Geography, AP Calculus BC
    • Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.): National Merit Semifinalist, a bunch of piano stuff, tennis state champ 5 consecutive years blah blah blah
    Subjective:
    • Extracurriculars (place leadership in parentheses): don't feel like writing them out, but I have a whole bunch and am pres/vp/treasurer/captain of many. involved in a lot of church stuff too. if you can't tell i'm not very happy right now
    • Job/Work Experience: n/a
    • Volunteer/Community Service: 200+ hours working at hospital, 50+ hours tutoring
    • Summer Activities: volunteering
    • Essays: I thought they were really good
    • Teacher Recommendations: very good. those teachers have known me a long time. they watched me get baptized when i was a baby haha
    • Counselor Rec: also very good
    • Additional Rec: didn't get one
    • Interview: i thought it went well
    Other
    • State (if domestic applicant): MS
    • Country (if international applicant):
    • School Type: private, religious
    • Ethnicity: Asian (chinese)
    • Gender: F
    • Income Bracket: i didn't apply for financial aid
    • Hooks (URM, first generation college, etc.):
    Reflection
    • Strengths: well i guess i had none i didn't even get deferred
    • Weaknesses: idk really. i presented myself as a down to earth, solid person in my essays, and i thought my scores spoke for themselves
    • Why you think you were accepted/deferred/rejected: maybe because i am asian applying for natural sciences
    • Where else you are applying or have already applied: probably just going to my state school now. this post probably sounds super depressed because that's how i feel. rice is my dream school, and i demonstrated all the interest that could be demonstrated. don't know what else i could've done. sorry for the bad capitalization and grammar
    General Comments/Advice/Hindsight: i guess God has another plan for me
  • IsaiaherIsaiaher Registered User Posts: 1 New Member
    Choose One:
    [size=+2]Decision: Accepted[/size]

    Objective:
    • SAT I (breakdown): 2040, CR 660, Writing 660, Math 720
    • ACT (breakdown): 32, English 33, Math 29, Reading 36, Science 31, Essay 10
    • SAT II (place score in parentheses): USH (660) ML2 (610) LIT (630)
    • Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0): 3.94
    • Rank (percentile if rank is unavailable): 1
    • AP (place score in parentheses): WHAP (4), APUSH (4), English Lang (2)
    • IB (place score in parentheses):
    • Senior Year Course Load: Economics/Gov't AP, Intro to Psych/Sociology, English IV AP, Court Systems/Practices, Calculus AB AP, Chem AP
    • Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.):
    Subjective:
    • Extracurriculars (place leadership in parentheses): Debate Team (Captain), Student/Class Council (President) Drama Club, Golf Team, School District Improvement Team (School Rep)
    • Job/Work Experience:
    • Volunteer/Community Service: After School Baseball Program, Church Youth Ministry
    • Summer Activities: Attended HOBY Leadership Summit, Bill of Rights Institute Constitutional Academy
    • Essays: Common App discussed my love for Current Events, Rice Essay discussed how conflicting personalities (Being a "Hipster" with "Conservatives") made me realize what true compromise is, Rice Box was my Tumblr
    • Teacher Recommendations: APUSH Teacher
    • Counselor Rec:
    • Additional Rec:
    • Interview: Yes, Done in October
    Other
    • State (if domestic applicant): TX
    • Country (if international applicant): USA
    • School Type: Public
    • Ethnicity: Hispanic
    • Gender: Male
    • Income Bracket: Middle/Lower Class
    • Hooks (URM, first generation college, etc.): Grew Up Loving Rice (Dad works there)
    Reflection
    • Strengths: My Interest shown in the school (Interviews, Overnights, the works), my strong academic commitment, my clear career goals, and the sorta personal vibe I tried to give the paper to stand out (I didn't let anyone read my Rice Essay because I knew they would edit the personality out of it)
    • Weaknesses: Transferring to a school that had a lower academic rep Junior Year, not taking advantage of AP
    • Why you think you were accepted/deferred/rejected: I think the interest really did help. Being from Houston really does make it 50/50 on chances, but it all depends on how you utilize it. If you just expect to get in because you're from Houston, then bad news, but if you can show early interest, they'll remember you.
    • Where else you are applying or have already applied: Harvard, Columbia, UChicago, UT Austin
    General Comments/Advice/Hindsight: I'm just so excited for the Class of 2018! Go Owls!
  • kns1444kns1444 Registered User Posts: 225 Junior Member
    Choose One:
    [size=+2]Decision: Rejected[/size]

    Objective:
    • SAT I (breakdown):
    • ACT (breakdown): 31 Composite (33 E, 32 R, 31S, 30 M)
    • Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0):3.87
    • Rank (percentile if rank is unavailable): Top 5%
    • AP (place score in parentheses): Gov (5), Econ, USHIstory(5), Language(5), Econ(5), Literature, Calculus BC, Biology
    • IB (place score in parentheses):
    • Senior Year Course Load: See above Ap classes. Ones without scores. Basically max AP load
    • Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.):
    Subjective:
    • Extracurriculars (place leadership in parentheses): In a few clubs, VP of a mentoring group, leader of religious toleration group, wrestling
    • Job/Work Experience:
    • Volunteer/Community Service: Tons of internships with physicians
    • Summer Activities: Physician shadowing/ internships and summer wrestling
    • Essays: I thought they were quite good, especially the Why Rice one. Guess not.
    • Teacher Recommendations: Solid, although disappointingly not extremely personal although I knew both of them on a personal level.
    • Counselor Rec: Idk
    • Additional Rec:
    • Interview: Had one with an alumnus who was over 70. I regret not asking him more questions, but I honestly didn't think he'd be able to answer them (he graduated in '61).
    Other
    • State (if domestic applicant): Illinois
    • Country (if international applicant):
    • School Type: Public
    • Ethnicity: Middle easter/asian
    • Gender: Male
    • Hooks (URM, first generation college, etc.): Nothing much. Maybe my cousin went there and was president of student union?
    Reflection
    • Strengths: Extracurriculars, essays
    • Weaknesses: Test score
    • Why you think you were accepted/deferred/rejected:
    • Where else you are applying or have already applied:
    General Comments/Advice/Hindsight: UT, here I come.
  • ihazcookieihazcookie Registered User Posts: 1 New Member
    [size=+2]Decision: Accepted[/size]

    Objective:
    • SAT I (breakdown): CR 760, M 740, W 790
    • ACT (breakdown): English 35, Math 33, Reading 36, Science 30
    • SAT II (place score in parentheses): Bio M (730), Math II (750), US History (700)
    • Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0): 4.0
    • Rank (percentile if rank is unavailable): 14 out of 11986
    • AP (place score in parentheses): I forgot to report my APs on my CommonApp...
    • IB (place score in parentheses): Exams in May 2014
    • Senior Year Course Load: IB French 5, IB Bio 3, IB Chem 3, IB English 4, ToK, IB Contemporary History, IB Calculus/ Stats, Orchestra
    • Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.): National Merit Semifinalist
    Subjective:
    • Extracurriculars (place leadership in parentheses): DIY Club (President), Orchestra (Librarian), Relay for Life (Team Captain), NHS, SNHS, Research at Local University
    • Job/Work Experience: STARTALK (2 week summer job)
    • Volunteer/Community Service: 150+ hours at local cancer center, 60+ hours at local hospital, 100+ hours at vet hospital, other misc. stuff with NHS
    • Summer Activities: Research, community service, and
    • Essays: I thought they were good but I suck at essays in general.
    • Teacher Recommendations: Not sure. Asked two teachers but only got one because the other teacher never submitted.
    • Counselor Rec: Not sure. She knew my name at least.
    • Additional Rec: n/a
    • Interview: Requested an interview but didn't get one.
    Other
    • State (if domestic applicant): Florida
    • Country (if international applicant): N/a
    • School Type: IB
    • Ethnicity: Asian
    • Gender: Female
    • Income Bracket: about 70,000
    • Hooks (URM, first generation college, etc.): N/a
    Reflection
    • Strengths: My grades and extracarriculars were pretty good. I thought my essay was good but some people who I asked to look at it were iffy about it, so I'm not quite sure whether to put my essay in strengths or weaknesses...
    • Weaknesses: Test scores were okay but could have been a lot better. Could have had a stronger rec too.
    • Why you think you were accepted/deferred/rejected: I think I was accepted because my grades were good. It isn't very easy at all to get straight A's at an IB school, believe me.
    • Where else you are applying or have already applied: no where :3
    General Comments/Advice/Hindsight:
    • Definitely get a lot of sleep before the SATs or you'll end up like me and fall asleep during the test.
    • Do not wait until the last minute to get your app in; it shows interest if you submit it earlier and you also avoid huge problems caused by technical difficulties.
    • Ask more teachers for recs than you feel like you need. If you want 1, ask 2. If you want 3, ask 5. The one teacher that I felt like I could rely on for an outstanding recommendation didn't submitted it. All teachers are really overloaded around college app time... be sure to give all your recommenders a nice Christmas present as thanks :)
    • Don't brush off your short essays. Make sure those are as fantabulous (or even better) than your common app essay.
    • Don't sweat it about the box... I honestly don't think it matters as much as people think it does. Just don't be overly cheesy and put a picture of Rice.
  • maxVoCoumaxVoCou Registered User Posts: 13 New Member
    Decision: Rejected

    Objective:
    SAT I (breakdown): CR: 640 Math: 780 Writing: 660
    ACT (breakdown):
    SAT II (place score in parentheses): Math II (800), Physics (730)
    Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0): no idea..I have 2 B+ in my junior yr..
    Rank (percentile if rank is unavailable): n/a
    AP (place score in parentheses): Physics C (4 for both sections) Calculus AB (5) Calculus BC(5) Computer Science(3)
    IB (place score in parentheses): n/a
    Senior Year Course Load: Spanish2 H, british lit H, Multivariable Calculus H, AP STATS, AP CHEM, AP ECON (online)
    Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.):
    Subjective:
    Extracurriculars (place leadership in parentheses): some negligible
    Job/Work Experience: n/a
    Volunteer/Community Service: 100+
    Summer Activities: I bet SAT class doesn't count.
    Essays: Maybe I shouldn't talk about LGBT when the school is actually in SOUTH? GOOD CALL.
    Teacher Recommendations: no idea
    Counselor Rec: no idea
    Additional Rec: none
    Interview: Yes, I did ask some silly questions
    Other
    State (if domestic applicant):
    Country (if international applicant):China
    School Type: private, religious
    Ethnicity: Asian (chinese)
    Gender: F
    Income Bracket: i didn't apply for financial aid
    Hooks (URM, first generation college, etc.):Both of my parents go to a school which has a better world ranking than Rice, if anyone wants to know. Good for me.
    Reflection
    Strengths: none
    Weaknesses: ALL?
    Why you think you were accepted/deferred/rejected: Asian+Foreigner+Low Standard Test Score+NO EC=EVERYTHING
    Where else you are applying or have already applied: Gatech? Idk..lol Rice isn't my ds anyway. I don't care at all..
  • runnergirl019runnergirl019 Registered User Posts: 1 New Member
    Decision: Accepted

    Objective:
    ACT (breakdown): 35, English 35, Math 34, Reading 36, Science 34, Essay 11
    Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0): 3.90
    Rank (percentile if rank is unavailable): 24/584
    AP (place score in parentheses): Lang (5), Physics (5), Calc (5)
    Senior Year Course Load: AP Chem, AP Calc BC, AP Lit, Spanish 4, Legacy 2000 (speech and debate class, college preparatory), Weight Training, Psychology
    Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.): AP Scholar (haha not much)

    Subjective:
    Extracurriculars (place leadership in parentheses): Cross Country (varsity), Track and Field (varsity), Gay Straight Alliance, Class Leadership
    Job/Work Experience:
    Volunteer/Community Service: Weekly 4 hours at local hospital, Puppy Rescue, and homeless shelter on occasion
    Summer Activities: Internship in India at low income hospital over Junior year, various volunteering activities in India in years past.
    Essays: CA essay was about being a lesbian, intense reflection. It was awesome!
    Supplement was about my bicultural perspective as an Indian growing up in america.
    Teacher Recommendations: AP Lang Teacher (she loves me), and AP Calc (also a fantastic rec)
    Counselor Rec: Probably outstanding, I know her well.
    Additional Rec:
    Interview: Yes, Done in November
    Other
    State (if domestic applicant): CO
    Country (if international applicant): USA
    School Type: Public
    Ethnicity: Asian (Indian)
    Gender: Female
    Income Bracket: Upper Class
    Hooks (URM, first generation college, etc.): I'm gay? Idk.
    Reflection
    Strengths: My Interest in the school, ACT, commitment to EC's.
    Weaknesses: Not enough leadership, bad class rank.
    Why you think you were accepted/deferred/rejected: I showed a lot of interest in the school. Honestly, I have no idea why I was accepted! I'm very thankful.
    Where else you are applying or have already applied: no where:)
  • AshkanRayAshkanRay Registered User Posts: 1 New Member
    [size=+2]Decision: Accepted[/size]

    Objective:
    • SAT I (breakdown): Didn't Send
    • ACT (breakdown): Math: 30 Reading: 32 Writing: 34 Science: 36 Overall:33
    • SAT II (place score in parentheses):SAT Bio M: 750 Didn't Send
    • Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0): 3.96
    • Rank (percentile if rank is unavailable): 39/978
    • AP (place score in parentheses): 5's on everything (U.S. History, Lang, Psych, Biology, Gov, etc.)
    • IB (place score in parentheses):
    • Senior Year Course Load: AP Calc BC, AP Lit, AP Chemistry, AP Statistics, AP Physics C, PreAP World Geograph (lol needed it to graduate) and PACE (internship).
    • Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.): None
    Subjective:
    • Extracurriculars (place leadership in parentheses): President of the Premed Society, Usual clubs, blah blah blah
    • Job/Work Experience: Just had one job for a few months.
    • Volunteer/Community Service: Interned at Memorial Hermann 8 hours a week, volunteered here and there for random things, nothing permanent
    • Summer Activities: Just took some courses over the summer, AP or College, but didn't do any big summer schools.
    • Essays: I thought these were the best things I've ever written in my life. I wrote these all at once because my mind was fresh and they happened to be better than anything I've ever written in my opinion!
    • Teacher Recommendations: I had both teachers in my AP classes and I assume they were fine.
    • Counselor Rec: I barely knew my counselor because I just moved to this school in 11th grade, but from when we've met, i assume it was also good!
    • Additional Rec: I sent this in through the mail after calling Rice, and this was from a family friend I've had for 16 years. I think it was 10x better than the other teacher recs.
    • Interview: I scheduled an interview on campus, and it went great! I was really nervous and got there at 7 a.m. when my interview was at 4! I couldn't get there at any other time, so I just walked around campus slowly falling in love! The interview was great, she asked questions but the majority of the time was spent with me asking HER questions. This is your time to show INTEREST in the school and show how much you know!
    Other
    • State (if domestic applicant): Texas
    • Country (if international applicant):
    • School Type: Public, Large (4000 Kids)
    • Ethnicity: White (Persian and Turkish)
    • Gender: Male
    • Income Bracket: Middle Class
    • Hooks (URM, first generation college, etc.): Nothing
    Reflection
    • Strengths: Essays, Recs, E.Cs
    • Weaknesses: Test Scores, Rank
    • Why you think you were accepted/deferred/rejected: I think I showed them someone who's never been to Rice. SHOW THEM someone UNIQUE.
    • Where else you are applying or have already applied: Only in texas! 3 schools! UT Austin, Texas A&M, and Rice!
    General Comments/Advice/Hindsight: GUYS, Dont be discouraged! Look at me! My test scores were NOT 2400s or 36s. It is NOT only about numbers. They DONT define who you are! You are a unique special person so just show that to a college and make them see why they need you!
  • xDmonsterxDmonster Registered User Posts: 1 New Member
    [size=+2]Decision: Accepted[/size]

    Objective:
    • SAT I (breakdown): M 760, W 770, CR 730
    • ACT (breakdown): 33 (can't remember specifics)
    • SAT II (place score in parentheses): USH 800, Chem 770, Math II 730
    • Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0): 3.91
    • Rank (percentile if rank is unavailable): 28/430 (at a really competitive school)
    • AP (place score in parentheses): CompGov (5), USGov (4), Lang (5), Chem (5), Calc BC (5), APUSH (5), World (5)
    • IB (place score in parentheses): Nope
    • Senior Year Course Load: AP Stat, AP Econ, AP Bio, College Calculus, College English, Journalism
    • Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.): lolololol, what awards xD
    Subjective:
    • Extracurriculars (place leadership in parentheses): Quizbowl Team (President), Key Club (Officer), Speculator Newspaper (News Editor), Green School, 121 Reach, LETS
    • Job/Work Experience: None
    • Volunteer/Community Service: Volunteer tutoring at middle school, environmental cleanup (basic stuff, and not that many hours)
    • Summer Activities: Nothing really, I go to quizbowl camp every year
    • Essays: Pretty good, I guess, since I got in. Common app essay about quizbowl, background supplement about being Chinese-American. Nothing serious, I used A LOT of humor throughout all the essays. My box was a quizbowl question set with questions that pertained to my life specifically, idk, I though it was cool.
    • Teacher Recommendations: I'm betting that it was good. My quizbowl coach wrote it, and he knows I worked hard.
    • Counselor Rec: Not the worst, we've met frequently last year, but nothing special.
    • Additional Rec: Nope
    • Interview: Pretty fun, not really sure what to think. We made fun of medical school, so I guess that was a plus xD. Interviewer was really nice, but we were on a schedule, so we couldn't talk for several hours.
    Other
    • State (if domestic applicant): Georgia
    • Country (if international applicant): xD
    • School Type: Public
    • Ethnicity: Asian
    • Gender: Male
    • Income Bracket: Pretty high, I suppose xD
    • Hooks (URM, first generation college, etc.): xD being me xD
    Reflection
    • Strengths: My grades and test scores are pretty good, I think. My personality is like happy-go-lucky, so I really tried to drive that trough in the essays with humor and stuff. xD Also, I made it sound like my life revolved around quizbowl, which it kind of does at this point xD.
    • Weaknesses: I have so little work experience and volunteering. My essays also didn't tackle any major conflicts in my life or deal with any serious issue, but that may have worked for me xD.
    • Why you think you were accepted/deferred/rejected: Ummmm, because I'm me xD
    • Where else you are applying or have already applied: Well, I applied to some state schools early action. I was also planning to apply to UPenn, Northwestern, Duke, and WashU xD
    General Comments/Advice/Hindsight: Too happy to reflect, maybe later xD
  • applicant712applicant712 Registered User Posts: 3 New Member
    Will we be sent anything in the mail?
  • RamanarayananRamanarayanan Registered User Posts: 22 New Member
    I think so
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