lemuelcardenas
lemuelcardenas,
Stanford ‘19
B.S., Mechanical Engineering
Computer Science student at Stanford
Features Included
2
Essays
20
Schools
15
Scores
0
Advice
0
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Upland, California
GenderMale
EthnicityHispanic
First Gen College StudentYes
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • Williams College (Williamstown, MA)
  • Pomona College (Claremont, CA)
  • Swarthmore College (Swarthmore, PA)
  • Tufts University (Medford, MA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • University of California - Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
  • California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (San Luis Obispo, CA)
  • California State University - Fullerton (Fullerton, CA)
  • California State University - San Bernardino (San Bernardino, CA)
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Stanford University (Stanford, CA)

Applied for a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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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...
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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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General Admissions Advice

High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.5
 
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
36
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2140
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1490
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details9 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

Awards Received

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