darm97
darm97,
Stanford ‘19
B.S., Computer Science
In love with abstraction and data. A self-proclaimed symbolic systems fiend, and data-obsessed individual.
Features Included
3
Essays
10
Schools
17
Scores
2
Advice
4
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown San Diego, California
GenderMale
EthnicityNative Hawaiian / Pacific Islander
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • University of California - Irvine (Irvine, CA)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Boston College (Chestnut Hill, 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
583 Words
Interest in med/sci/math
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...
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Supplemental Essay Issue of personal significance
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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...
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General Admissions Advice

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

Weighted GPA
4.5
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
34
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2070
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1450
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesKey Club, Math Team, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Science Club/Team
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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