College Admissions Info

pierocks7
pierocks7
Stanford University ‘20
BS, Materials Engineering

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Intend to major in Materials Science and Engineering. Passionate about scientific research and innovation through disruptive thinking.
From: Raleigh , North Carolina
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 10 schools
Accepted At: Stanford, NC State, GA Tech, Illinois
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Telugu

Test Scores

2310
SAT
35
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1560
Highest SAT: 2310
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High School Performance

3.97
GPA
Top 1%
Rank
High School Type: Magnet
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Science Club/Team, American Red Cross, Hospital Volunteer, Debate Club/Team, Math Team
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Story central to identity
55 Words
I described how learning about education in India altered my perspective on learning. Upon discovering that Indian children learn volumes more in school than I do, even with advanced classes, I was motivated to discover STEM through any avenue I could. I showed how this desire is the driving force behind all of my activities.

College Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
74 Words
Ask people with whom you feel a personal connection. There are often many strong students in a class, so your performance alone...





Recommended summer activities during high school and college
109 Words
Try your hardest to pursue areas that interest you. If you're a science person, contact a lab at a university near you to see if you can shadow professors or even conduct your...