College Admissions Info

cheson
cheson
Stanford University ‘17
BS, International Relations and National Security Studies

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

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From: Salt Lake City , Utah
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 1 school
Accepted At: Stanford
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: German, Spanish, Gan Chinese

Test Scores

2300
SAT
36
ACT
Highest SAT: 2300
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High School Performance

4.40
GPA
Top 1%
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High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Cross Country, Swimming/Diving, Tennis
Extracurricular Activities: Big Brother/Big Sister, Community Cleanup / Service, DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America), German Club, Key Club, Model Congress / Model UN, Student Council / Government, Tutoring/Mentoring
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Creative personal story
739 Words
1. STANFORD STUDENTS POSSESS AN INTELLECTUAL VITALITY. REFLECT ON AN IDEA OR EXPERIENCE THAT HAS BEEN IMPORTANT TO YOUR INTELLECTUAL DEVELOPMENT. Two years ago, I made the choice to step away from the lemonade stand business. At the time, I was playing so much tennis that I broke strings weekly, and they were such a hassle to string at Sports Authority. When my parents offered to buy me a stringing machine if I earned half of the cost back by stringing...











Supplemental Essay: Strong beliefs/principles
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354 Words
3. WHAT MATTERS TO YOU, AND WHY? The blustering draft buffeted against the tall, frosty panes, seemingly trying to snuff out the warmth saturating our cozy dining hall. Outside, the snowflakes swirled like dust across the neglected football field. "Is that a kid sitting in the bleachers or just a shadow?" I asked. "I think I see a kid too. Why?" replied my friend. I get asked that question quite frequently. Why do these things even matter? A little curious myself,...





College Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
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ALWAYS, ALWAYS, have in mind who you want to write your recommendation letters early on, at least at the beginning of your junior year. The teach recommendation is often overlooked in importance, but I have a feeling the admissions officers really take into account how your teachers view you as a student and person. Build a good relationship with those...