College Admissions Info

Stanford University, ‘19
BA, Computer Science, International Relations and National Security Studies

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 3 supplemental essays

Student Background

Slide whistle aficionado.
From: Liberty , Missouri
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 14 schools
Accepted At: Harvard, Stanford, Northwestern, UChicago, William & Mary, Williams, Macalester, Emory, Missouri
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1590
Highest SAT: 2370
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High School Performance

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Top 1%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Debate Club/Team, Model Congress / Model UN, Improv club/team, School Jazz / Orchestra, Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band, Philosophy Club, School Jazz / Orchestra
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Failure experience
649 Words
"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,...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
14 Words
Essay asked for description of intellectual vitality. I discussed my love of international relations.

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.

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.

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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