Basics

86 Students: 39 women/47 men

23 states represented, 1 territory (U.S. Virgin Islands)
 
8 foreign countries: Canada, China, India, Italy, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Vietnam
 
12 non-US citizens: Chinese, Indian, Mexican, South Korean, Vietnamese
 

Academics

Average GPA: 3.9 / 4.0 (un-weighted)

Class Rank: 5 Valedictorians

Median SAT (M/CR): 760 / 730 

Median ACT (composite): 33

Median SAT Subject Tests: 

  • Math Level 2: 770 
  • Chemistry: 760
  • Physics: 740

National Merit Scholars: 10

Activities

Students participated in the following activities:

85% Community Service 39% Robotics
70% Music 35% held part-time jobs
71% Athletics 27% Research projects
47% Academic Teams 12% Student government

Accomplishments

Members of the Class of 2018 accomplished the following feats before enrolling at Olin...

  • Built a rainwater collection system for a school garden
  • Did a presentation for Apple’s Education Division and for MacWorld in San Francisco
  • Completed a giant Cyclops puppet (measuring 7 feet tall and controlled by 5 separate people) for an adaptation of The Odyssey
  • Developed a low-cost autonomous wheelchair
  • Participated on an IEA Equestrian Team
  • Completed a Junior Thesis Project on the history and equality of the poverty line
  • Created a county-wide FIRST Robotics initiative and trained and mentored multiple teams and coaches
  • Recorded a self-written EP of vocal and guitar music
  • Worked at a TB-HIV research lab in South Africa
  • Painted a mural at the Hawaii Convention Center and the new Pacific Hall at the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum
  • Traveled to 15 countries
  • Was an international finalist at FIRST Robotics World Championships this year
  • Petitioned the local high school to add computer programming to the existing curriculum
  • Sang in a Grammy-nominated performance of Bernstein's Mass
  • Participated on a team that builds clubs from the ground up, including a Science National Honor Society chapter and a Young Democrats Club