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Stanford44809,
Stanford ‘19
B.A., Computer Science, , International Relations and National Security Studies
Slide whistle aficionado.
Features Included
5
Essays
14
Schools
10
Scores
0
Advice
7
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Liberty, Missouri
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • College of William and Mary (Williamsburg, VA)
  • Williams College (Williamstown, MA)
  • Emory University (Atlanta, GA)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Swarthmore College (Swarthmore, PA)
  • Pomona College (Claremont, CA)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
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Stanford University (Stanford, CA)

Applied for a B.A. in Computer Science

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
649 Words
Failure experience
"Fantastic job!" Trish crowed. "The next game we'll play is called Animal Spine! I'll name an animal, and you'll act like you have that animal's spine." I was apprehensive: this was my first audition since Annie in third grade (I was her dog Sandy; no lines, just barking), and my first ever for an improv comedy troupe. "Sparrow!" Shoulders hunched, hips protruded, heads bobbed. We used this stance to create a character-a human character, Trish (the troupe sponsor) reminded us,...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
14 Words
Essay asked for description of intellectual vitality. I discussed my love of international relations.
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
38 Words
Prompt asked for a letter to roommate, I wrote one to a made up person with a made up name and explained what it would be like to live with me. Tried to explain some of my quirks.
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
22 Words
What matters to you and why? I wrote about orchestra and my experience performing with a local symphony at an international conference.
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Additional Essay Details
739 Words
Intellectual Vitality essay: As a very young child, my favorite (and consequently most beat-up) toy was the Leapfrog Explorer, an interactive globe. Using a stylus, I could tap on any country, and hear its capital, population, size, and even music through the globe's speakers. I loved being quizzed on capitals of states or the location of African countries, often competing with my brother to see who was fastest. In high school, this obsession translated into speech and debate, where I've...
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General Admissions Advice

High School Performance

GPA
4.00
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
36
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2370
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1590
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details8 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesDebate Club/Team, Model Congress / Model UN, Improv club/team, School Jazz / Orchestra, Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band, Philosophy Club, School Jazz / Orchestra
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
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