Alexfuentes551
Alexfuentes551,
Stanford ‘20
B.A., Neuroscience
Though once lost and confused in the darkness of the college admissions process, I now aspire to guide others through this formidable process.
Features Included
2
Essays
9
Schools
3
Scores
2
Advice
1
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Long Beach, California
GenderMale
EthnicityHispanic
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - Irvine (Irvine, CA)
  • Swarthmore College (Swarthmore, PA)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Occidental College (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • University of California - Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
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Stanford University (Stanford, CA)

Applied for a B.A. in Neuroscience

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

Personal Statement
262 Words
Interest in other academic subject
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....
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Supplemental Essay: 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...
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School Specific Advice

More Essays

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General 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...
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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...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.41
 
Rank
Top 10%
 
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1430
 
SAT Score Details
 
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAmerican Red Cross

Experience & Awards

Awards Received

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