Basics

82 students, 36 women and 46 men

23 states represented

4 foreign countries: Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan

3 non-US citizens: South Korean, Singaporean and Taiwanese

Academics

Average GPA: 3.86/4.0 (unweighted)

Class Rank: 4 Valedictorians, 11 Salutatorians

Median SAT (CR/M/W): 740 / 770 / 710

Median ACT (composite): 34

Median SAT Subject Tests:

Math Level 2: 780
Chemistry: 780
Physics: 745

31% of students were recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation:

26 Finalists
20 National Merit Scholars

Activities

Many of our students participated in the following:

82% Community Service 30% Drama/Theatre
71% Music 23% Research projects
60% Athletics 22% Student government
58% Academic Teams 43% held part-time jobs
37% Robotics 5% U.S. Presidential Scholars (4)

 

Accomplishments

Members of the Class of 2016 accomplished the following featsbefore enrolling at Olin...

  • Won the U.S. Presidential Volunteer Service Award (2)
  • Ran 6 half-marathons
  • Founded a high school robotics team
  • Helped manage an online community of over 200,000 members
  • Installed solar panels in Uganda
  • Was a finalist for the Broadway cast of Newsies
  • Developed an iPhone app (that solves triangles) with Objective-C and published it in the iOS app store
  • Built an ROV to capture images of a sunken barge in New Hampshire
  • Created a Japanese language tutoring system
  • Presented projects at the 2012 Macworld | iWorld Conference
  • Redesigned molecular cloning labs
  • Started a non-profit that provides toiletries for the homeless
  • Built and raced a one-man solar powered boat
  • Gave a TEDx presentation on a new form of digital encryption
  • Raised $10,000 to build new wells in Uganda
  • Rode 147 distinct roller coasters
  • Invented a lighted hoof-pick for horses
  • Founded a science outreach program at a local elementary school and created experiments/learning plans for the students.