College Admissions Info

beachrunner
Stanford University, ‘17
BA,

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 7 advice topics

Student Background

From: Los Altos , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Prefer Not to Share
Legacy: Parent
Admission: Early Action
Accepted At: Stanford, UC Berkeley, UCLA, UC Irvine, Santa Clara, UCSB, USC, Washington, UCSD
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Arabic, French

Test Scores

2260
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1540
Highest SAT: 2260
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High School Performance

4.00
GPA
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Cross Country, Swimming/Diving, Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: American 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
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College Application Essays

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...









College Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
11 Words
Location, majors available,...





What I’d change about my application process
8 Words
be more...





Why I ultimately chose my school
5 Words
Best fit,...





What I like about my school’s location and culture
12 Words
athletics, diversity of majors...





Recommended summer activities during high school and college
11 Words
anything of interest,...





My advice about getting recommenders
9 Words
teachers I knew...





What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
15 Words
an essay addressing specific characteristics...