atielking
atielking,
Stanford ‘20
B.S., Biotechnology
Stanford freshman! I love to read essays and answer questions :)
Features Included
5
Essays
1
Schools
14
Scores
7
Advice
6
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Saint Louis, Missouri
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian, White Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Action
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
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Stanford University (Stanford, CA)

Applied for a B.S. in Biotechnology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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To be honest, I had signed up for Science Olympiad on a whim. It was the type of thing my parents had always pushed me toward, but I still felt a nudge of uncertainty: was I willing to commit my future to science? I needed some sign from the universe… A voice behind me. It was her: “Hey. Do you need a partner?” ** Rewind. It’s freshman year. I’m speeding through the hallway, a blur of electric pants and...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
296 Words
So. Future roommate. I’ve already checked Astrology.com, and our horoscope signs are VERY compatible; basically, we’re a match made in heaven. And for this, I thank the Stanford housing gods. As much as I love astrology, my Ouija board is nonexistent, and I’m pretty sure that my palm readings are entirely inaccurate. I prefer to go with the flow, to ride that Hawaiian Roller Coaster Ride. I’m basically saying that I’ll do whatever with...
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Supplemental Essay Strong beliefs/principles
281 Words
Diners—couples, families, friends—are scattered around the tables. Candles light the room with a dim glimmer. I’m at an Italian restaurant with my rowing team, some dinner place I found on Yelp. As I order, I hear the tentative first strums of a guitar drift across the room—immediately, I’m drawn in. A man sits scrunched over a stool, instrument on lap. His mother sits next to his guitar case, smiling softly. I stand up after ordering...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
294 Words
My job is more than what an anthropomorphic guinea pig from a Geico commercial makes it out to be. I’m not just a mindless drum beater. I’m a coxswain, and I’m sitting at the start line of my first National Championships with my eight rowers. The flag drops, and we burst out of the start, vying to grab that extra inch and get the lead. Our boat has practiced for this moment for two months, yet my...
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Additional Essay Details
9 Words
Wrote these all at midnight! Best time to write.
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General Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
51 Words
Choose teachers you've developed a personal connection with, preferably someone you've had more than one...
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What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
34 Words
Talk about passion for incredible athletics, academics, and people. Emphasize...
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How to increase chances at my school
29 Words
Don't write static essays. Don't conform to stereotypes about...
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Why I declined other schools
36 Words
The location of Stanford was perfect. I also felt so connected...
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What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
24 Words
So much financial aid!! Great spring and...
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Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
22 Words
I didn't use a private admissions counselor...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
33 Words
Culture- student support, student success with countless national championships every...
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High School Performance

GPA
4
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypeOther Private
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
36
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2370
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1590
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details11 classes and scores

Sports

SportsRowing (Crew)

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAcademic Decathlon, Math Team, Science Club/Team, Spanish Club, Tutoring/Mentoring, Mathematics, Engineering, Science, and Achievement (MESA)
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
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Application Additional Materials

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