pceluvstanford
pceluvstanford,
Stanford ‘19
B.A., International Studies
Hi! I'm from the East Coast but Stanford's my home! I like to adventure & try new things, ask me anything!
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Essays
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Advice
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ECs
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Sports

Background

Hometown Rockville, Maryland, Maryland
GenderFemale
EthnicityBlack / African American
AdmissionEarly Action
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
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Stanford University (Stanford, CA)

Applied for a B.A. in International Studies

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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I believe that my failures in my friendships have taught me more than failure in any other area would have. They have taught me how to deal with people in a realistic way. Perhaps most importantly, these failures encouraged my transition from childhood to young adulthood by giving me a taste of what the real world would be like. I realized that not everyone I meet is going to like me or treat me with respect. Finally I decided that...
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Supplemental Essay Issue of personal significance
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This essay was about using the experiences of the past to be more engaged and appreciative of the present. The prompt was to choose a favorite quote from a novel; I chose the final line from The Great Gatsby: "So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past."
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Additional Essay Details
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My strategy for my essays was to try to make them as personal as possible so that the affect that my personality, goals, dreams, and values really shined through. I did not really focus on academic or extracurricular achievements in my essays because I knew that those would be empirically included in my application. To me, it was more important to do my best to present who I am as a person because that is something that could not be...
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General Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
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unique, positive,...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
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I can't say enough about the weather! The incredible sunshine and climate at Stanford really help to alleviate some of the...
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Post-college plans
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After college I hope to go to law...
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My advice about getting recommenders
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I know that some people try to choose recommenders from two very different subjects (ie. history and math) to try to appear well rounded, but I...
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How to increase chances at my school
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Find what you love, focus on it, work really hard for it, and be passionate about it! A lot of people applying to college do...
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Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
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There really isn't one "most...
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What set me apart from other applicants
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I think what set me apart from other applicants was my focus on describing how I developed into the person that I am...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.5
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypeReligious
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2220
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1520
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AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsBasketball

Extracurriculars

Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

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