sojo1216
sojo1216,
Stanford ‘23
B.S., Physics
I love physics and math, and am the first student from my HS to attend Stanford ever!
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Essays
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Scores
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Advice
4
ECs
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Sports

Background

Hometown Castle Rock, Colorado
GenderFemale
EthnicityPrefer Not to Share
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 Physics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Multiple

School Specific Essays

Share an essay on any topic of your choice. It can be one you’ve already written, one that responds to a different prompt, or one of your own design.
  When she gave me a confused, blank stare, I knew that the she didn’t understand the language that I was speaking.   I realized that my job in that moment was not to just understand this subject, but to understand it so well that I could deconstruct it into fundamental concepts and explain it to someone who didn’t.   I was teaching her the language of mathematics. And it wasn’t enough to know it; In order to teach it,...
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Supplemental Essay: Intellectual interest
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The Stanford community is deeply curious and driven to learn in and out of the classroom. Reflect on an idea or experience that makes you genuinely excited about learning.
I’ve been a math geek for as long as I can remember. However, it wasn’t until I took Calculus III at University of Colorado Colorado Springs that I experienced an insatiable hunger to understand math at a deeper level. A couple of weeks into the course, we learned about Clairaut’s theorem, which states that mixed derivatives from the same function are equal, regardless of their order. The concept intrigued me. As the professor spoke, I tested equation...
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Supplemental Essay: Other
271 Words
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
Dear Future Roommate, How the heck did we get in?! No really. We need to talk. I can’t believe I’m here! It’s going to be a great year. For starters, I can guarantee there will always be root beer in our mini fridge. One of my hobbies is tasting locally brewed root beers when I travel. My favorite was made in New Orleans, and was served at a small cafe. However, since it’s hard to get...
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General Admissions Advice

How to deal with the stress of applying to college
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My biggest piece of advice regarding the stress of college applications is to know that everyone goes through it to...
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My insights about AP (Advanced Placement) courses and exams
62 Words
Take what you enjoy! People obsess over taking every AP class offered, but that doesn't show colleges that you...
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How I narrowed down my essay topics
46 Words
I made a mind map (kind of like the ones we do in middle...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.24
(equivalent to 3.87 unweighted)
Rank
Top 1%
 
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1460
 
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Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details5 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesDebate Club/Team, Student Council / Government, Other Club/Activity, Other Club/Activity

Experience & Awards

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