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Stanford ‘19
B.S., Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Stanford student who loves helping with college apps! Full essays!
Features Included
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Essays
5
Schools
11
Scores
5
Advice
3
ECs
1
Sports

Background

GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Action
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken French

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
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Stanford University (Stanford, CA)

Applied for a B.S. in Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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I don’t remember ordering or eating fries dipped in oreo McFlurry but the nausea, dizziness, and headache that followed are impossible to forget. It was late July, I was concussed, and I was in the middle of the most blissful three weeks of my life. It was euphoric to return as a counselor to the lakeside YMCA camp where I spent my summers for six years as I was growing up. Camp guided my childhood character development in the...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
255 Words
Darling roommate, You’re not the first. I’ve had roommates in hotel rooms in Hungary, cabins on a lake, tents in the wilderness, and dorm rooms at college campuses. This time it’ll be for much longer and I’m looking forward to making our cohabitation the best possible. The most important thing I’ve learned about living away from home is that keeping chocolate chips in the freezer keeps them fresh for longer. It’s best to pour...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
187 Words
From molecular biology to ecology to linguistics to philosophy, I am confident that the curriculum at Brown will allow me to dive into science as deeply as possible while still taking classes in unrelated subjects. Within the biology department, I am drawn to the strong course offerings in biochemistry, molecular biology, and computational biology. Outside of the classroom, I hope to benefit from the robust research community at Brown. The summer after my sophomore year, I took “Lab Techniques in...
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General Admissions Advice

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
53 Words
Be specific! Search the college website and find programs (majors/minors, academic organizations, research support, extracurriculars,...
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What I’d change about my application process
51 Words
Start earlier! The Common App opens in August and I didn't even look at it...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
118 Words
Brown: I was the first person my interviewer had ever met with so she was more nervous than I was (it was my fifth interview). Brown's a super chill place and I found that...
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My advice about getting recommenders
65 Words
Ask your teachers early. They want to write nice things about you and that's less easy when you are not...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
33 Words
Spreadsheets! Stanford has marginally better undergrad biology research. I think....
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High School Performance

GPA
4
(no specification of weighting)
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
36
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2390
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1600
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details5 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSoccer

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesScience Club/Team, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, School Jazz / Orchestra
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Experience & Awards

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Volunteer Experiences
Application Additional Materials

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