College Admissions Info

niustephanie
niustephanie
Stanford University ‘19
BS, Computer Science

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

STEM outreach enthusiast. Poet. Programmer. Advocate for women in STEM.
From: Marietta, GA , Georgia
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 5 schools
Accepted At: Stanford, MIT, GA Tech
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Mandarin, Spanish

Test Scores

2370
SAT
Highest SAT: 2370
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High School Performance

4.50
GPA
Top 1%
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High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: After 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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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Overcoming personal struggle
665 Words
“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...









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...





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...





Additional Essay Details:
9 Words
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College Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
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Passionate. Unapologetic....





Why I ultimately chose my school
52 Words
I spent a lot (a LOT) of time deciding between Stanford and MIT and Stanford and...





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...