loisvve1
loisvve1,
Stanford ‘22
B.S., Biology
Pre-Med, language enthusiast, professional sandwich artiste.
Features Included
5
Essays
6
Schools
20
Scores
3
Advice
9
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Lawrenceville, Georgia
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian, Black / African American
First Gen College StudentYes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • University of Georgia (Athens, GA)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
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Stanford University (Stanford, CA)

Applied for a B.S. in Biology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

Some students have a background, identity, interest, or talent that is so meaningful they believe their application would be incomplete without it. If this sounds like you, then please share your story.
Growing up, my tongue was my worst enemy. To make normal sounds meant contorting it into seemingly foreign shapes, the effort of which often made my tongue weary. My R’s become W’s, my S’s slurred; when I became excited and spoke fast, I might as well have been speaking in another language. I loathed the incomprehensible sounds that came out of my mouth, but, looking back, it was not the words that flowed through my lips that...
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Supplemental Essay: Extracurricular activity
149 Words
Briefly elaborate on one of your extracurricular activities or work experiences.
HOSA-Future Health Professionals remains and will continue to be most meaningful to me. Since establishing my school’s chapter sophomore year, I have watched it grow to more than 100 official members, and in conjecture to that growth, I have also seen the passion and hopes of students flourish as they realize the potential they possess. This organization has also helped me to realize where my passions lie when I came across the HOSA event titled Transcultural Healthcare, the perfect intersection...
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Supplemental Essay: Intellectual interest
252 Words
Idea or experience that makes you excited about learning
Why did the chicken cross the road? In biology my freshman year, I learned how proteins made in the nucleus of a cell eventually ended up integrated in the cellular membrane, and I thought this was the answer to the infamous question. To get to the membrane — but, wait; how did a protein even get to the membrane in the first place? How did the chicken manage to accomplish as arduous a task as crossing an assumingly busy road? In...
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Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
264 Words
Note to future roommate
Dear roommate, Sorry for getting up so early; I went on a morning run to clear my mind and I didn’t want to wake you. I’d be overjoyed if you want to join me in the future, but be warned: even after four years of competitive running, I am still yet to master the art of running while talking, so I’ll have to be the listening ear during our break-of-dawn jogs. While on the topic of running:...
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Supplemental Essay: Strong beliefs/principles
245 Words
Something meaningful to you and why
“Hey Mom, where are you?” Midnight had come and gone, and the absence of the familiar rumble of the garage door opening beneath me heightened my worry. Her tired voice conveyed an affirmation of safety, but it wasn’t until the garage creaked open that my uneasiness dissipated. When I went down to greet her, however, she embraced me tightly; I had called just as exhaustion was about to overwhelm her while she was behind the wheel, and my short...
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School Specific Advice

More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

How I narrowed down my essay topics
43 Words
I tried to pick essay topics that expressed a diverse range of ideas--...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
32 Words
Do things that interest you and that you are passionate...
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What set me apart from other applicants
35 Words
I think what set me apart was how my application all...
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High School Performance

Unweighted GPA
4.00
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1540
 
SAT Score Details
 
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details18 classes and scores

Sports

SportsCross Country, Track & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesCareer Oriented, Foreign Exchange, Science/Math, Foreign Language, Science Club/Team, LGBT, National Honor Society, Nursing Home Volunteer, Tutoring/Mentoring
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

Awards Received

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