College Admissions Info

Stanford University, ‘19
BS, Mechanical Engineering

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 3 supplemental essays
  • 3 advice topics

Student Background

I like robots and I'm probably the most average person to ever get into Stanford.
From: Los Angeles , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 13 schools
Accepted At: CMU, Princeton, Purdue, UPenn, USC, Yale, Cal Poly, UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UCLA, UCSB, UCSD
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Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Portuguese, Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1480
Highest SAT: 2120
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 5%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Church, Debate Club/Team, National Honor Society, NAACP / NAAAP / Other Minority Professional Association, Rotary Club, Yearbook, NAACP / NAAAP / Other Minority Professional Association, 4-H
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College Application Essays

Everyone has heard the horror stories. These are not whispers about the dusty double doors that lead to a dark labyrinth underneath campus, nor are they the tales outgoing seniors spin about the brutal fatality of financial aid (or, rather, a lack thereof). At my school, the greatest menace students face is United States History, known officially as History 101 and 102. Famed for its crushing rigor, 7-pound textbook, and unforgiving testing calendar, HIS 101/102 is a dual-enrollment course offered to juniors. It's...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
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Supplemental Essay: Diversity statement
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Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
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College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
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I would start writing my essays over the summer. Summers can be busy, sure, but it's nothing compared to a full fall semester. If I had gotten my essays out of...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
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Internships, jobs, and volunteering. Don't sacrifice a lot for a paid summer program at...

Why I declined other schools
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I've loved Stanford since forever. I applied early. There was nothing I saw at other schools that...