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Alden M
Alden M

Language Studies and Linguistics, Linguistics, Interpretation, and Translation

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 5 advice topics

Student Background

Stanford student
From: spa
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 14 schools
Accepted At: Stanford, Harvard, Yale, Brown, Arizona, Reed, Pomona, Macalester
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish, French, Portuguese

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1600
Highest SAT: 2400
SAT Prep:
Highest ACT:
ACT Prep:

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 1%
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band
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College Application Essays

The notes whisper feebly across the room as my six-year-old hands struggle to pull them from the strings. On our first day here we don’t know what to expect, where to look, or how to listen. My friends and I agree, though, about the teacher, Margot; we aspire to her mysterious world of multicolored contacts, oversized clogs, and diaphanous skirts. We scrutinize her as she draws her notes gracefully from the violin’s hollow frame; nod as if we...

College Admissions Advice

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