College Admissions Info

Stanford University, ‘20
BA, Neuroscience

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Though once lost and confused in the darkness of the college admissions process, I now aspire to guide others through this formidable process.
From: Long Beach , California
Gender: Male
First Gen College Student: No
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Accepted At: UCLA, UC Irvine, Swarthmore, USC, Occidental, UCSD, UCSB
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:

Test Scores

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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 10%
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: American Red Cross
Awards Received:

College Application Essays

Personal Statement for Stanford: Interest in other academic subject
262 Words
Understanding is one of my most treasured qualities. To have understanding — the ability to have empathy, as well as be able to learn and master both the most simple and intricate knowledge of the world, is truly a blessing. But to truly understand me, one would need to know that writing is also what deeply matters to me. Since childhood, I have had an affinity for writing. My love for reading has served as a boon for my writing abilities....

Supplemental Essay for Stanford: Amusing anecdote
256 Words
Dear Future Roommate, I would not be surprised if soon we are best friends. Where should I begin? Well you should know I love fruit. Since I was a child, my grandmother would prepare a colorful Thanksgiving feast of watermelons, pears, strawberries, bananas, you name it. What do you prefer? It might sound like I’m obsessed with food, but I just love remembering the good times I’ve had with my family. I hope we can create our own...

College Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
81 Words
In Common App, typically you will be required to submit two letters of rec. I’d recommend have at least one recommender be related...

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
99 Words
Real talk, these can be super competitive, and you can feel like you’re just applying to no avail. But apply anyway. Honestly I applied to many and have...