beachrunner,
Stanford ‘17
B.A.
Features Included
1
Essays
12
Schools
7
Scores
7
Advice
10
ECs
3
Sports

Background

Hometown Los Altos, California
GenderFemale
EthnicityPrefer Not to Share
AdmissionEarly Action
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Arabic, French

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Pomona College (Claremont, CA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - Irvine (Irvine, CA)
  • Santa Clara University (Santa Clara, CA)
  • University of California - Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of Washington (Seattle, WA)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
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Stanford University (Stanford, CA)

Applied for a B.A. in

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Parent

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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I swam in the crystal waters of the Mediterranean every summer of my childhood, and walked the crowded streets of Cairo, where I saw the neglected poor, and indifferently passed the despised Mubarak posters. Although to friends and strangers, this seemed like an exotic experience, I took my yearly trip to Egypt for granted for most of my life. The busy streets of Cairo, the traffic, the donkeys, and the azure Mediterranean seemed as familiar to me as the manicured...
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General Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
11 Words
Location, majors available,...
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What I’d change about my application process
8 Words
be more...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
5 Words
Best fit,...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
12 Words
athletics, diversity of majors...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
11 Words
anything of interest,...
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My advice about getting recommenders
9 Words
teachers I knew...
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What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
15 Words
an essay addressing specific characteristics...
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High School Performance

GPA
4
(no specification of weighting)
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2260
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1540
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsCross Country, Swimming/Diving, Track & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAmerican Cancer Society, After School Sports Coach, French Club, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), Muslim Students Association, Multicultural / International Club, Special Olympics, National Honor Society, Key Club, Tutoring/Mentoring

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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