College Admissions Info

Rose
Rose
Stanford University, ‘16
BS, Biology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Portland , Oregon
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Parent, Sibling
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 15+ schools
Accepted At: Stanford, Harvard, UPenn, Duke, U Oregon, USC, U San Fran
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

2230
SAT
33
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1530
Highest SAT: 2230
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Highest ACT:
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High School Performance

4.20
GPA
Top 1%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
College Classes In High School:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Cross Country
Extracurricular Activities: Drama Production Crew, Tutoring/Mentoring, National Honor Society, School Theater/Plays, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Controversial topic, Ethical dilemma
501 Words
Armed with a red pen and a scrupulous mentality, I spent my first year of high school hunting grammatical errors and story angles; however, the nights of editing and composing were only peripheral to my experience as the associate editor of my school’s newspaper. As the staff of a nationally recognized publication, we upheld a strict mission statement: to inform the student body of issues pertinent to their lives and to assist them in making informed decisions. In doing...







Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
9 Words
Description of low income family background and living environment

Additional Essay Details:
37 Words
Because I applied to 16 schools, I found it most efficient to write one generic "why us" essay and carefully tailor it to each school, e.g. by mentioning a specific professor or program that piqued my interest.

College Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
34 Words
I submitted applications to 16 colleges in total, in hopes that...





Recommended summer activities during high school and college
48 Words
Oregon has a wonderful summer internship program run through Saturday Academy called ASE (Apprenticeships...





My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
50 Words
I highly recommend taking PE classes or getting involved with club sports at Stanford. It...





Why I declined other schools
47 Words
I am a west coast native and couldn't honestly imagine myself being happy too...





Why I ultimately chose my school
36 Words
My brother attended Stanford while I was in high school, and...