Stanford23
Stanford23,
Stanford ‘23
B.A., Political Science and Government
Stanford Class of 2023
Features Included
1
Essays
14
Schools
12
Scores
3
Advice
12
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Houston, Texas
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • Rice University (Houston, TX)
  • University of Texas - Austin (Austin, TX)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
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Stanford University (Stanford, CA)

Applied for a B.A. in Political Science and Government

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

Some students have a background, identity, interest, or talent that is so meaningful they believe their application would be incomplete without it. If this sounds like you, then please share your story.
Through My Eyes I was unceremoniously made aware of my color deficient vision in fifth grade. Ms. Bonds, our art teacher, had us draw a garden while she finished painting the wooden doors at the back of our drafty classroom. When my drawing was done, I proudly showed it to my peers. Pairs of shocked eyes scanned the page. “Why did you color the grass brown and the sky purple?” they asked. I was confused and frustrated. Was grass not...
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School Specific Advice

More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
28 Words
Start your essays early - finish them at...
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What set me apart from other applicants
137 Words
1. To those who are interested in applying to reach schools (any school with an acceptance rate below 20%), college admissions is, to an extent, random - yes, even if you are an extremely well-qualified applicant. Keep that in mind, especially on...
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How I narrowed down my essay topics
27 Words
The more competitive a school is to gain...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.90
(equivalent to 4.00 unweighted)
Rank
Top 1%
 
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1580
 
SAT Score Details
 
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details7 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesSchool Jazz / Orchestra, Multicultural / International Club, Music: Instrumental, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization, National Honor Society, Nursing Home Volunteer, Asian Club / Asian Interactive Youth Association, Quiz Bowl/Academic Bowl, Student Council / Government, Social Justice, Research

Experience & Awards

Awards Received

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