College Admissions Info

darm97
darm97
Stanford University ‘19
BS, Computer Science

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

In love with abstraction and data. A self-proclaimed symbolic systems fiend, and data-obsessed individual.
From: San Diego , California
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 14 schools
Accepted At: Stanford, Columbia, Harvard, UC Berkeley, UCLA, UCSD, UC Irvine, NYU, USC, BC
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Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

2070
SAT
34
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1450
Highest SAT: 2070
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High School Performance

4.50
GPA
Top 1%
Rank
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Key Club, Math Team, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Science Club/Team
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Interest in med/sci/math
583 Words
I get lost. Ninth grade geometry began my fascination of the world and its principles. The unified and coherent system of geometry built around simple concepts--lines, circles, and polygons--captured my interest, as the idea of a system with so much clear depth seemed so unreal. How can an individual such as Euclid build such a strong base of conclusions? Soon after this class, I became lost in a world tied into my reality--a world which spurred an intellectual curiosity and...









Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
2 Words
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Additional Essay Details:
247 Words
On Christmas 2010, the one person I was working hardest for disappeared from my life. My Dad fought leukemia all throughout 2010. In his struggle for survival, I found a means to work harder in my academic studies as a means to please him. I had disappointed him in my middle school years before, and his lectures reminding me how I could continuously improve impacted me by providing me with a motivation to succeed. While I did have motivation to succeed for...





College Admissions Advice

Why I declined other schools
49 Words
Stanford is the place of sun and amazing programs and people! Everyone is very optimistic,...





What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
49 Words
Truly reflect your passions for any school, schools (especially at Stanford) love seeing a student's...