College Admissions Info

Stanford University, ‘16
BS, Neuroscience and Neurobiology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am a Stanford alumni (Class of 2016), and am currently a medical student at OHSU in Portland, OR.
From: West Linn , Oregon
Gender: Female
First Gen College Student: No
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 3 schools
Accepted At: USC, U Oregon
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1520
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 1%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: School Choir, Dance, Tutoring/Mentoring, National Honor Society
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement : Overcoming personal struggle
511 Words
My Turning “Pointe” My mom didn’t think it would last. I was not a child who cared about clothes, or brushing my hair for that matter. Pulling on pale pink tights with the finesse of an impatient seven-year-old and enduring the pain required to get my unruly hair slicked back into a bun was bound to be a recipe for failure. Yet for some reason that tedious daily routine soon evolved into a passion for classical ballet. I loved...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
21 Words
1. Stanford students possess an intellectual vitality. Reflect on an idea or experience that has been important to your intellectual development.

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
31 Words
2. Virtually all of Stanford's undergraduates live on campus. Write a note to your future roommate that reveals something about you or that will help your roommate—and us—know you better.

Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
6 Words
3. What matters to you, and why?

Supplemental Essay: Other
1143 Words
1. "Music, Math, and More" It’s my guilty pleasure. Whenever I read a book, perform a lab experiment or solve a calculus problem, I find a way to connect that subject with music. The relation of music to just about any aspect of my life drives my curiosity and helps me better understand the original subject. In English we were reading Huckleberry Finn and Mark Twain had just referenced a specific musical composition. I spent hours that night tracking down...

College Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
57 Words
Ask your Junior year (most recent is the best) teachers at the END of your Junior year...

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Passionate, humble,...

Why I ultimately chose my school
106 Words
Visiting the campus was an absolute dream. While it is the Disneyland of college campuses, the reason I chose Stanford was because of the people. Every student is so friendly and interesting,...

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
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I interviewed with Stanford only, and it was very laid-back. Got to...