chmo
chmo,
Stanford ‘20
B.S., Computer Science, , Electrical and Electronics Engineering
I love robots and languages! Feel free to ask me for any advice.
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Essays
10
Schools
9
Scores
5
Advice
2
ECs
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Sports

Background

Hometown Palo Alto, California
GenderOther
EthnicityAsian, Prefer Not to Share
AdmissionRegular Decision
First Gen College StudentYes
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Harvey Mudd (Claremont, CA)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
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Stanford University (Stanford, CA)

Applied for a B.S.

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

What I’d change about my application process
34 Words
I would apply to less schools. I already applied to...
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Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
30 Words
I used a private admissions counselor and she wasn't...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
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...
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My advice about getting recommenders
56 Words
Ask people you have had interactions with outside of just class. I asked my history teacher, with...
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How I chose schools to apply to
56 Words
I was very focused and wanted a school with a good engineering program that wasn't too large....
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More Essays

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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,...
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General Admissions Advice

High School Performance

GPA
3.95
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
N/A
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Low one semester/year
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2360
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1590
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsFencing

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesBoy/Girl Scouts

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Application Additional Materials

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