College Admissions Info

Stanford University, ‘20
BS, Computer Science, Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I love robots and languages! Feel free to ask me for any advice.
From: Palo Alto , California
Gender: Other
First Gen College Student: Yes
Race/Ethnicity: Asian, Prefer Not to Share
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 10 schools
Accepted At: Cornell, Harvey Mudd, Cambridge, CMU, UMich, UCLA
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1590
Highest SAT: 2360
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

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High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Low one semester/year
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Fencing
Extracurricular Activities: Boy/Girl Scouts
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College Application Essays

Kindergarteners often want to be astronauts; a former kindergartener, I stuck with my dream longer than most. But no dreamer, I recognise being the first human on Mars takes planning. Last year, I started learning Russian to communicate with cosmonauts. I read every NASA astronaut’s biography. Over the last few years, I’ve dedicated myself to pursuing the core values of NASA astronauts: resilience, creativity and adaptability, teamwork, and curiosity. My four years on my NASA-sponsored FIRST robotics team,...

College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process (Stanford)
34 Words
I would apply to less schools. I already applied to...

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received (Stanford)
30 Words
I used a private admissions counselor and she wasn't...

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience (Cornell, MIT, Cambridge, Harvard, Princeton)
122 Words
Princeton - my interviewer was really nice. He was friendly and interested in the topics I talked about. We met at a Starbucks for about 2 hours and he asked me about my interests. Cornell...

My advice about getting recommenders (Stanford)
56 Words
Ask people you have had interactions with outside of just class. I asked my history teacher, with...

How I chose schools to apply to (Stanford)
56 Words
I was very focused and wanted a school with a good engineering program that wasn't too large....