SophiaStanford,
Stanford ‘20
B.A.
Hi! I'm an incoming student at Stanford University, meaning I have been through the most recent and competitive admissions cycle. I went to an alternative public school with little counseling, so I had to do lots of independent college admissions research.
Features Included
3
Essays
8
Schools
10
Scores
1
Advice
1
ECs
1
Sports

Background

GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Oberlin College (Oberlin, OH)
  • Bryn Mawr College (Bryn Mawr, PA)
  • Kenyon College (Gambier, OH)
  • University of Rochester (Rochester, NY)
  • American University (Washington, DC)
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Stanford University (Stanford, CA)

Applied for a B.A. in

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
102 Words
After reading “Death Without Weeping” in IB anthropology- an ethnography about shanty towns in northeast Brazil that explores topics such as the rise of liberation theology, I discovered Mujerista theology- the feminist version of the movement. Thus, I would love explore how Mujerista theology has impacted women’s health, attitudes, and rights. At American University, I would do this from an interdisciplinary perspective (anthropology, politics, and international studies) by using the global health arm of the Center for Latin American &...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
103 Words
My social justice focused church community and diverse high school have made me passionate about women’s rights and politics, but so far I have only directly been involved in them in Ohio. At AU, I can expand my paradigm by using the Women in Politics Institute to gain internship experience in national politics. Also, although I’ve been studying Latin America frequently in school, the fact that AU has the country’s largest international affairs school means I’ll...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
257 Words
Women’s rights, health, and politics have been an important part of my life: taking briefing notes during hours of state House committee hearings on public health and government oversight, helping to teach responsible sexual health education sessions, and completing independent research on the women’s health movement. Rochester would give me the opportunity to explore these interests in a hands-on manner through the Rocxxy summer program and becoming part of the Political Science & International Relations Undergraduate Council, where I...
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General Admissions Advice

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
62 Words
I never used a private counselor, but I did do extensive online research that was incredibly helpful. Check out...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.99
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
32
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2210
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1520
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

SportsMartial Arts

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesSchool Theater/Plays

Experience & Awards

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