kdequa
kdequa,
Stanford ‘22
B.S., Biology
Stanford Class of 2022
Features Included
4
Essays
1
Schools
3
Scores
4
Advice
0
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Lagos, Nigeria
GenderMale
EthnicityBlack / African American
First Gen College StudentNo

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.S. in Biology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

Personal Statement
667 Words
Childhood memory, Creative personal story
  “iwbotcofm” There goes my best attempt at transcribing the sound produced by my grandmother’s yellow mug as it collided with the cement floor and split into countless pieces. This time it was different — I had accidentally broken dozens of dishes before, but this was my Grandma’s favorite mug. Alarmed by the sound, she rushed over to the kitchen and found me stationary, with liquid soap dripping down my fingers, and staring down at the shards that once constituted...
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Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
244 Words
Idea or experience that makes you excited about learning Her face looked so real. During my 10 years alive, I had never been more captivated by a computer-generated image than at that moment. Rapunzel’s face was so vibrant, her hair glowed, and her lip movement was perfectly synchronized with her utterances. As I mesmerizingly stared at the television, I insisted that I would find out how to create a fictional character with such detail and photorealism. A few Google searches...
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Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
275 Words
Note to future roommate Your Facebook profile says you’re a good photographer, so picture this: It’s 11 pm on a Thursday, and you’re just arriving at the hostel. You approach your designated room, unlock the door and walk in. Everything is normal, except that I am sleep-talking. All your attempts to fall asleep are futile as my voice pervades the room’s every-inch. What a great first impression! You’re probably frustrated and considering sending an email to...
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Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
265 Words
Something meaningful to you and why “How do I get to the government office?” …I frantically asked the unassuming lady walking opposite my direction. “Turn left, then at the stop sign turn right” she replied. After thanking her, I immediately began running in the suggested path — I could not afford to be late. I managed to arrive at my destination 10 minutes before my pitch was due. My plan for 'Free weekend and holiday classes' for the children in the community...
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School Specific Advice

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General Admissions Advice

Did you take a gap year? Tell us about your experience.
46 Words
The most important thing to do in a gap year is to get involved...
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How I narrowed down my essay topics
61 Words
Just give yourself time to come up with a good essay. Read up on many essays of successful...
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What I’d change about my application process
34 Words
I wish I'd had better SAT scores. But getting accepted...
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What set me apart from other applicants
38 Words
Definitely my passion for community development and involvement in my interests....
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High School Performance

GPA
4
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 1%
 
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1480
 
SAT Score Details
 
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AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsSoccer

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