Why Engineering at RHIT?

Why do you want to study at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology?


I hail from a family of successful engineers, and I have observed the profession carefully since my childhood. From an early age, I possessed a creative instinct and desire to work with mechanics. Simultaneously, my schooling revealed my keen interest for science and my consistent academic performances instilled confidence about my capabilities.

My interest in mechanics blossomed at the tender age of seven when my father gave me Hot Wheels cars as presents. As time progressed, I became more interested in the theories and the technical aspects of the mechanics; eventually, I dreamt of making my own robots someday. My pursuit for learning programming started in Year 9, when I designed a simple robotics arm by using CAD. Ever since, I have enhanced my programming skills by learning CAD independently. Currently, I have designed some prototypes robotics arms. These achievements were noticed by several friends in the school. Since my Year 11, I have been actively involved in my school's robotics team. In retrospect, engineering was a natural career choice for me.

Being an international applicant who is from Malaysia, discovering and choosing a U.S. education institution that fulfilled all my needs was a rigorous yet exciting task....

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