niustephanie
niustephanie,
Stanford ‘19
B.S., Computer Science
STEM outreach enthusiast. Poet. Programmer. Advocate for women in STEM.
Features Included
4
Essays
5
Schools
23
Scores
3
Advice
8
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Marietta, GA, Georgia
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionEarly Decision
First Gen College StudentNo
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin, Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
  • Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, GA)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
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Stanford University (Stanford, CA)

Applied for a B.S. in Computer Science

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
665 Words
Overcoming personal struggle
“Stephanie? What’s the answer?” “Um…thirty-seven.” A familiar flush crept throughout my face. Incredibly, the warmth even spread to my eyes, filling them with inexplicable tears. “Great job.” The teacher moved on to the next question, blind to my silent dissolution. Throughout my childhood, I was petrified of public speaking; tears pulsed into my eyes whenever I spoke before classes, adults, or crowds. Mortified, I quickly acknowledged public speaking as something at which I could never excel. News came...
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Supplemental Essay
261 Words
As future roommates, I think we need a certain frankness to get to know and trust each other. That said, I have a few confessions to make. 1. I have a bizarre book collection. Everything from medical journals to collections of award-winning high-school poetry lines my shelves. I’m open to borrowing; I’ll swap my Oscar Wilde or Alice Walker for anything Cormac McCarthy or Sylvia Plath. 2. I’m a bit obsessed with learning in any form. Glance over at...
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Supplemental Essay Issue of personal significance
251 Words
I am motivated by the potential to give back to others. Hope matters to me, and it excites me to be able to use the resources I have to give hope to those who lack it. Sharing our gifts is an empowering way to expand the views of other people in our community. I embrace hope in its many forms, whether that means playing holiday music at a retirement home five years in a row or organizing annual Global Festivals...
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Additional Essay Details
9 Words
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General Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Passionate. Unapologetic....
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Why I ultimately chose my school
52 Words
I spent a lot (a LOT) of time deciding between Stanford and MIT and Stanford and...
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What set me apart from other applicants
72 Words
I focused heavily on my seemingly separate passions of poetry and technology and all the ways I've tried to unify them. I...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.50
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

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

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details18 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAfter School Program Coordinator, National Honor Society, Multicultural / International Club, Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band, Athletics Organization, Math Team, Debate Club/Team, Disaster relief
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Experience & Awards

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