College Admissions Info

Stanford University, ‘20
BA, English

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am a current student at Stanford University, majoring in liberal arts, most likely psychology and writing.
From: Thousand Oaks , California
Gender: Female
First Gen College Student: No
Race/Ethnicity: Prefer Not to Share
Accepted At: UCLA, UCSB, UC Berkeley, Santa Clara, Lewis & Clark, Emerson, Rochester
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:

Test Scores

Other SAT Scores:
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 1%
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Tutoring/Mentoring, Dance, School Theater/Plays
Awards Received:

College Application Essays

Personal Statement for Stanford, UCLA, Santa Clara, Lewis & Clark, Emerson, Rochester, Pomona, Claremont (CMC), Pitzer, Georgetown, Northwestern, Brown: Interest in fine arts, Love of writing, Overcoming personal struggle, Reaching a goal, Story central to identity
629 Words
My hands were trembling so hard I could barely click the send button. With that one tap of the mouse, my words, the proposal for the book I’d written, would be sent to literary agents, and hopefully one of them would see potential in it and want to represent me in the publishing world. I’d known the writing process was difficult, but to my fifteen-year-old mind the publishing process was even more terrifying. When I was nine I...

Supplemental Essay for UCLA, UCSB, UC Berkeley: Other
516 Words
Eleven-year-old Ukrainian refugee Mariya huffed and shook her head at me. “I want to go home,” she said decidedly, her accent particularly thick. I ran a hand through my hair. “I want to go home,” are not words you want to hear from a camper, especially a camper you had been trying to coax out of her shell. Mariya was a good kid. She was spirited and couldn’t stop talking to me, but she was withdrawn with the other...

College Admissions Advice

Additional material sent in after waitlisted or deferred
95 Words
I had my heart set on Pomona College, and I applied ED and was deferred. Just the deferral broke my heart, so I raced to write an email to...