shwinter tree
shwinter tree,
Stanford ‘20
B.A., Biology
Hi! I'm a freshman at Stanford University who's interested in human biology, public health, and languages! Don't hesitate to reach out to me!
Features Included
4
Essays
1
Schools
11
Scores
1
Advice
8
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
First Gen College StudentNo
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Telugu, Spanish, Hindi

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
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Stanford University (Stanford, CA)

Applied for a B.A. in Biology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

Personal Statement
2 Words
Creative personal story
Personal Information
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Supplemental Essay: Diversity statement
265 Words
Idea or experience important to intellectual development. I learned early on that "we are all created equal" is a lie. In the fifth grade, my close friend cut ties with me over our differing religions. "You're going to H-E-Double-Hockey-Stick, and I don't wanna be friends with somebody who's going to the underworld," he told me. This comment brought me anguish and confusion, and my naiveté about diversity vanished. After this incident, I began to dissect my own identity. I was...
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Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
269 Words
Note to future roommate: Dear Future Roommate, 1. I will not disturb you while you're watching one of your favorite TV shows – unless it's Sherlock, because Benedict Cumberbatch's impeccable acting elicits praise. 2. If you ever feel like a tornado has struck our dorm, I promise I am just redecorating, and this mess will disappear within days.* 3. While leaving for an early morning run around Lake Lagunita, I will walk on the tips of my feet to avoid waking you. 4. Although it...
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Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
267 Words
What matters to you and why? The prospect of living in a black and white universe terrifies me. I have associated specific symbolism, imagery, and anecdotes to each color and, thus, I would forgo what is now meaningful to me. Red - The beauty of roses, knowing when to decelerate at an intersection, the sweaty mats in my dojang, the cover of my Beginner's Hindi book, and the vermillion powder that I apply to my forehead during worship. Orange -...
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School Specific Advice

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General Admissions Advice

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
40 Words
The importance of college essays cannot be overemphasized. Essays are the only...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.50
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2310
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1560
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details12 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesKey Club, Junior Classical League / Latin Club, Model Congress / Model UN, Debate Club/Team, National Honor Society, Spanish Club, Science Club/Team, Tutoring/Mentoring

Experience & Awards

Awards Received

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