College Admissions Info

SophiaStanford
Stanford University, ‘20
BA,

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • 3 supplemental essays
  • 1 advice topics

Student Background

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.
From: , Ohio
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Accepted At: Cornell, UPenn, Oberlin, Stanford, Bryn Mawr, Kenyon, Rochester, American
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

2210
SAT
32
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1520
Highest SAT: 2210
SAT Prep:
SAT IIs:
Highest ACT:
ACT Prep:

High School Performance

3.99
GPA
Top 1%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Martial Arts
Extracurricular Activities: School Theater/Plays

College Application Essays

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 &...



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...



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...





College 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...