College Admissions Info

Stanford University, ‘
BA, International Relations and National Security Studies

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • 1 supplemental essays
  • 1 advice topics

Student Background

undergraduate international relations student
From: , Pennsylvania
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 14 schools
Accepted At: BC, Catholic UA, Emory, Notre Dame, Penn State, Tulane, Duke, Stanford, USC
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1550
Highest SAT: 2280
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
High School Type: Religious
Academic Performance in High School: Low at first but improved
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Cross Country, Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: National Honor Society, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, World/Global Affairs Club, Film
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College Application Essays

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
252 Words
With a large and active student body, Stanford offers the perfect atmosphere for me to augment my studies in International Relations through collaboration with my fellow classmates. During my four years at Stanford University I plan on joining the Stanford Association for International Development, the Society for International Affairs, and the Stanford Journal of International Relations. My experience with the [service club name removed for privacy] program during my high school career has inspired me to continue my work raising...

College Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
185 Words
My background in filmmaking set me apart from other applicants. In high school, I participated in the National History Day competition. The National History Day competition is like a science fair for history nerds. Students choose a topic and research it throughout the school year. Then, they present their topic through their choice of medium. I...