College Admissions Info

Ibbs786
Ibbs786
Stanford University, ‘18
BA, English, Psychology Studies

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

A little crazy for wanting to change the world.
From: Buena Park , California
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 15+ schools
Accepted At: UC Berkeley, UC Irvine, UCLA, UCSD, Stanford, UPenn, Cornell, JHU, Claremont (CMC)
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Gujarati, Spanish, Arabic

Test Scores

2180
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1510
Highest SAT: 2180
Other SAT Scores:
SAT Prep:
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High School Performance

Top 1%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: Academic Decathlon, Student Council / Government, National Honor Society, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), Choir
How Spent Summers:

College Application Essays

The sun is beating unmercifully as the temperature cruises over three-digits. The cotton fabric of my “kurta” sticks to my skin while my hands drip with sweat. As I approach the mausoleum, I hear the cries of hundreds of Muslims from within, mourning the life and sacrifices of the religious martyr, Imam Hussain. This is Karbala, Iraq. I had always considered myself a devout American Muslim, but during my visit to the Middle East, I began to challenge my definition...











Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
148 Words
I am enamored by the power of language and its influence in leadership positions. My passion for government, in which I was so heavily involved with in high school, developed into a serious desire to devote my life in expressing the opinions of the masses and facilitating change that caters to these voices. Claremont McKenna College’s mission to provide a liberal arts education with a heavy emphasis on economics and political science would be a perfect fit for fostering...



Additional Essay Details:
278 Words
Here is one of my favorite essays I've written. The prompt asked "Stanford students possess an intellectual vitality. Reflect on an idea or experience that has been important to your intellectual development" “You Are What You Read” I turn off the Siren calls of television whispering into my ear to return to the blissful refuge of idleness; I am Odysseus - I have agendas to write, deadlines to confront, budgets to wrestle. “Nevermore” the Raven cries rejecting a series of...





College Admissions Advice

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
82 Words
I received interviews for 14 out of the 19 schools I applied to (keep in mind that 4 of those were UCs). I believe that all my interviews...





Post-college plans
44 Words
I plan on attending Law School in the hopes of pursuing civil rights...





What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
148 Words
I am enamored by the power of language and its influence in leadership positions. My passion for government, in which I was so heavily involved with in high school, developed into a serious desire to devote my life in expressing the opinions of the...





My advice about getting recommenders
41 Words
I had my past European History teacher who was my current IB...





How to increase chances at my school
58 Words
I believe an aspect, among others, of my application that stood out was my participation in the...





What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
537 Words
Prompt: Johns Hopkins University was founded in 1876 on a spirit of exploration and discovery. As a result, students can pursue a multi-dimensional undergraduate experience both in and outside of the classroom. Given the opportunities at Hopkins, please discuss your current interests—academic or extracurricular pursuits, personal passions, summer experiences, etc.—and how you will build upon them here. I turn off the Siren calls of television whispering into my ear to return to the blissful refuge of idleness; I am Odysseus - I have agendas to write, deadlines to confront, budgets to wrestle. “Nevermore” the Raven cries rejecting a series...