sleung
sleung,
Stanford ‘16
B.S., Computer Science
CS/MS&E Student at Stanford Interested in Healthcare + Education + Technology
Features Included
3
Essays
12
Schools
5
Scores
5
Advice
5
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Silver Spring, Maryland
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
First Gen College StudentNo
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Cantonese

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
  • University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, OH)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • University of Maryland - College Park (College Park, MD)
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Stanford University (Stanford, CA)

Applied for a B.S. in Computer Science

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
915 Words
In response to the prompt: "Describe your non-scientific method" THE APPLICATION OF A MUSICAL MODEL TO THE COMPOSITION OF ORGANIC COMPOUNDS I. INTRODUCTION Sherman Leung The applications of organic chemistry have grown exponentially in these last few decades, where the synthesis of organic compounds have become essential in the development of pharmaceutics, plastics, petroleum, cosmetics, and polymers. In this respect, organic chemistry has become one of the most important and innovative pursuits in modern science – one that not only requires...
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School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
518 Words
Anxiety before a competition, Interest in fine arts
The silence was deafening. My hands were paralyzed and my mind was blank after three unsuccessful attempts to jumpstart my fingers’ muscle memory. The blinding stage lights suddenly seemed to focus the attention of the entire audience on my shaking hands and I began to feel the crushing weight of the concert hall’s silence on my shoulders. This was my first high-profile piano competition – a regional competition that drew competitors from the surrounding counties with scholarship awards. As a...
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Supplemental Essay Other
28 Words
My response to UChicago's prompt got some personal recognition from the undergraduate admissions office who wrote me a very nice card for the essay I submitted to them.
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General Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
26 Words
My supplemental essays to many colleges involved a...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
63 Words
Stanford turned out to be an extremely valuable time for me to help me foster my interests and become...
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Post-college plans
17 Words
I'm working towards a career...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
62 Words
I worked in a research lab to help me get a jumpstart on the sort of biomedical research I...
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What I’d change about my application process
51 Words
Definitely think I applied to way too may out of state schools. It's worth discussing...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.91
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypeMagnet
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2370
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1590
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsSwimming/Diving

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesChurch, Science Club/Team, Key Club, Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band, Tutoring/Mentoring

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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