College Admissions Info

NikhiB
NikhiB
Stanford University ‘18
BA, Computer Science

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Just a Stanford nerd, spurred by the absurd, deferred then preferred, and a free Tree of the first degree, the marquee enrollee from Tennessee
From: Chicago
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 15+ schools
Accepted At: Stanford, Vanderbilt, UMich, Tennessee, UVA, Marquette
Denied At:
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Kannada, Tamil, Spanish, Marathi

Test Scores

2270
SAT
35
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1550
Highest SAT: 2270
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High School Performance

4.32
GPA
Top 1%
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High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Some good some bad
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Extracurriculars & Awards

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Extracurricular Activities: Debate Club/Team, Model Congress / Model UN, Library Volunteer
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College Application Essays

I’m just your everyday Indian kid that enjoys making fun of myself and doing physics applications of mathematics

Supplemental Essay: Amusing anecdote
18 Words
Facebook statuses and tweets by me of my life, that were most descriptive of me as a person

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
299 Words
The American dream should never die. But every day it does for numerous Americans. The unemployment rate is high, the income distribution has become more unequal, and people are struggling to maintain their livelihoods. Yet those that are unaffected remain complacent. It is my firm belief that this very complacency with America’s social problems is preventing them from being fixed. Therefore, through a Columbia education, I want to discover the ways that I can revolutionize the system, or change...





Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
499 Words
What is the individual without the structure of society? What is society without the amalgamation of individuals? Meaningless. If an individual performs an action, they do so either in accordance with or against societal norms. If an individual makes a choice, it is either smiled upon or frowned upon by society. The sum of all of these positives and negatives within a group forms a culture. Yet each individual’s representation and understanding of their culture is different. This is...







Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
527 Words
Before I sat down to write this essay about apples and oranges, I required some sort of inspiration, and this came, much like for Sir Isaac Newton, out of an orange hitting me in the head. To truly compare apples and oranges, we must ask what life would be like if their places were switched. For example, if an orange had been what hit Sir Isaac Newton in the head that fateful day, perhaps gravity would not have been discovered...









Additional Essay Details:
10 Words
Talking about overcoming my race and my fear of socializing

College Admissions Advice

My favorite course thus far, and why
151 Words
International Security, cuz of the dope prof, Scott Sagan, and because of the generally incredible way in which the class is taught. The kinds of professors that you get at Stanford are interesting in that they can either be really really great because they are...





Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
7 Words
Band, Frats,...





What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
729 Words
Either something like this: "The American dream should never die. But every day it does for numerous Americans. The unemployment rate is high, the income distribution has become more unequal, and people are struggling to maintain their livelihoods. Yet those that are unaffected remain complacent. It is my firm belief that this very complacency with America’s social problems is preventing them from being fixed. Therefore, through a UPenn education, I want to discover the ways that I can revolutionize the system, or change things within the system, because right now, our country’s political system is corrupt and its...













My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
23 Words
Greek Life and Band, both two very...





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