michlu
michlu,
Stanford ‘
B.S., Computer Science, , Neuroscience and Neurobiology, , Management Sciences and Statistics
Student at Stanford University with a experience and interest in neuroscience, tutoring, web design, ballet, and marketing
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Schools
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Scores
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Advice
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ECs
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Sports

Background

GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
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Stanford University (Stanford, CA)

Applied for in Computer Science

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

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Personal Statement
330 Words
Creative personal story
She asked me to consider quitting at the end of the season. This statement slapped me with the reality that I could live a life without ballet. I couldn't imagine it. If not a ballet dancer, who was I? I wasn't about to lose my identity to spare my ego. There was no grand epiphany, no turning point that ignited roaring flames within me. I had to consciously apply myself in every moment, dissecting each saut de chat: the first...
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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
96 Words
Really get to know your schools before applying. I definitely procrastinated on the supplements for some schools, throwing them in as "backups" or "just because." It's crazy, I feel...
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Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
124 Words
I did not have a private admissions counselor, but worked a lot with the counselor at my school. She was fantastic, prompting me to take care of the right details at the right time. Don't forget to...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
131 Words
They're not expecting too much from you. Most interviews are just conversations. Expect questions like: "why [this school]?" and "what do you like to do?" but usually no trick questions. Don't over-prepare (but do prepare a little), don't be...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
93 Words
Anything is better than nothing, that's what my college counselor always said! Do something that shows self-initiative, even if that means just getting a local job. Even better...
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How to increase chances at my school
94 Words
I'm no admissions counselor, but we did get to talk personally with our local "ad-com" officer at an Admit reception. He remembered something individual about each of us....
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Additional material sent in after waitlisted or deferred
84 Words
I was deferred early action and got in regular. In between, I really stepped up my game by further developing the ballet program I was...
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How I chose schools to apply to
87 Words
My college counselor presented these criteria: location, size, price, academics, prestige/future job opportunities, extracurricular opportunities, range of majors that interest you, flexibility in majors, and...
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High School Performance

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

Test Scores

Highest ACT
35
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2200
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1510
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details1 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

Experience & Awards

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