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lemuelcardenas
lemuelcardenas
Stanford University ‘19
BS, Mechanical Engineering

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Upland , California
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Applied To: 15+ schools
Accepted At: Harvard, Stanford, Yale, Princeton, MIT, Columbia, Brown, Dartmouth, Williams, Pomona, Swarthmore, Tufts, UC Berkeley, UCLA, UCSD, UCSB, Cal Poly, Cal Poly Pomona, CSUF, CSUSB
Denied At:
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Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

2140
SAT
36
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1490
Highest SAT: 2140
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High School Performance

4.50
GPA
Top 1%
Rank
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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College Application Essays

It was a typical summer Saturday after my sophomore year; the afternoon California sun was beating down on our undefended home (a cramped, non-insulated, 500 square foot garage shared by my mother, my sister, and me). My forehead was beading with sweat as I raced to the pitcher of horchata beckoning from our makeshift kitchen. But before I could pour myself a cup, I noticed a rogue ant meandering up the pitcher. In the past weeks, my mother and I had...









Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
503 Words
I have never met my hero. 7 years older than me, and born and raised 2,500 miles away from me, my hero does not even know I exist. Yet through his photographs and his music, I have seen and heard him. The message produced in his work has helped me endure, grow, and learn. My hero is Robert Hall, commonly known as the rapper Logic. My father has been absent through much of my life. Although I recognize the privilege of knowing...







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