carltoncody
carltoncody,
Stanford ‘19
B.S., Computer Engineering, , Philosophy
Stanford University 2019
Features Included
2
Essays
9
Schools
8
Scores
5
Advice
9
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Fort Collins, Colorado
GenderMale
EthnicityNative Hawaiian / Pacific Islander
AdmissionRegular Decision
First Gen College StudentNo
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken French

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Northeastern University (Boston, MA)
  • University of Miami (Coral Gables, FL)
  • Colorado School of Mines (Golden, CO)
  • University of Colorado - Boulder (Boulder, CO)
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Stanford University (Stanford, CA)

Applied for a B.S. in Computer Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

Personal Statement
2 Words
Interest in other academic subject
N/a
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School Specific Advice

How I would rate the career center or my advisor
22 Words
Very effective career center. Constantly bringing brand-name...
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More Essays

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Supplemental Essay Other
74 Words
Use a strong, sincere voice. A big mistake that many applicants make is trying to write what they think the admission officers want to hear. The problem with that is that won't make you seem unique, and that is what is necessary to stand out with selective colleges. Write purposeful, guided essays, but feel free to be creative and write about topics that give them good insight into who you are as a person.
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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
27 Words
Start early! Don't procrastinate like I did (but...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
37 Words
Do something productive, and something you are passionate about. This could...
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My advice about getting recommenders
42 Words
Find someone who saw you work hard in their class. Don't just find...
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What set me apart from other applicants
53 Words
Although no one can be entirely sure what set them apart, I believe what worked in...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.14
 
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
35
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details9 classes and scores

Sports

SportsBaseball, Track & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesStudent Council / Government, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization, Athletics Organization, Athletics Organization, National Honor Society, Tutoring/Mentoring, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization, Student Council / Government, Key Club
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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