tsantiag
tsantiag,
Stanford ‘21
B.A., Ethics
Stanford student double majoring in English and Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity
Features Included
2
Essays
7
Schools
12
Scores
4
Advice
7
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Fresno, California
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Davis (Davis, CA)
  • University of California - Irvine (Irvine, CA)
  • University of California - Merced (Merced, CA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
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Stanford University (Stanford, CA)

Applied for a B.A. in Ethics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

Every person has a creative side, and it can be expressed in many ways: problem solving, original and innovative thinking, and artistically, to name a few. Describe how you express your creative side.
When I started debate, I didn't think I'd become a leader. In fact, I only joined because there was no room for a harpist in the school orchestra. I was terrified of public speaking, so it was surprising that I enjoyed debate so much. My coach noticed my excitement and invited me to attend national tournaments normally reserved for upperclassmen. These competitions allowed me to spend time with my teammates in an atmosphere that was competitive, yet supportive. My teammates...
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Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
222 Words
What matters to you, and why?
Alongside my family and friends, learning is one of the things I highly value. As a Filipino American student who lives in a community of individuals with different cultures, religions, and beliefs, I appreciate the value of learning about the diverse perspectives of the people around me. Exposure to this diversity has opened my mind to learning more about the world, and I have become increasingly passionate about spreading the information I learn to those around me. Whether this knowledge...
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School Specific Advice

The stress level and competitiveness of a typical student at my school
81 Words
People certainly tend to be stressed at Stanford, but I wouldn't say that people are really competitive. In fact, I find that Stanford is...
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More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

How I made up for low grades in high school
83 Words
I thought Stanford would never take me because I received a B in AP Chemistry in high school! People made it seem like Stanford only...
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What I learned transitioning from high school to college
86 Words
Passions change and new ones are always developed! I've changed a lot since high school, and as a result my academic focus has changed drastically as...
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How to deal with the stress of applying to college
44 Words
Start applications early, and don't let everyone else's stress get to you! I...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.67
(equivalent to 4.00 unweighted)
Rank
Top 1%
 
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
33
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details8 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAmerican Cancer Society, Debate Club/Team, Model Congress / Model UN, Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band, Science Club/Team, Career Oriented, Hospital Volunteer

Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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