College Admissions Info

shwinter tree
shwinter tree
Stanford University, ‘20
BA, Biology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

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!
From: Pittsburgh , Pennsylvania
Gender: Male
First Gen College Student: No
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 13 schools
Accepted At:
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Telugu, Spanish, Hindi

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1560
Highest SAT: 2310
SAT Prep:
PSAT Scores:

High School Performance

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

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Key Club, Junior Classical League / Latin Club, Model Congress / Model UN, Debate Club/Team, National Honor Society, Spanish Club, Science Club/Team, Tutoring/Mentoring
Awards Received:

College Application Essays

Personal Statement for Stanford: Creative personal story
2 Words
Personal Information

Supplemental Essay for Stanford: 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...

Supplemental Essay for Stanford: 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...

Supplemental Essay for Stanford: 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 -...

College 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...