College Admissions Info

nja9
nja9
Stanford University ‘19
BS, Computer Science, Public Policy Analysis

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 1 advice topics

Student Background

I am a member of the Stanford Class of 2019 and am interested in computer science and social entrepreneurship.
From: Brookfield , Wisconsin
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 11 schools
Accepted At: Stanford, Columbia, Cornell, Duke, Wisconsin, Case
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: English

Test Scores

2170
SAT
35
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1500
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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

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Debate Club/Team, Computer / Technology Volunteer, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), Model Congress / Model UN, Chess

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Challenged a belief
654 Words
Reflect on a time when you challenged a belief or idea. What prompted you to act? Would you make the same decision again? Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, and Mark Zuckerberg were my childhood heroes. I heard stories of how they single-handedly transformed the digital age. These stories led me to a short-sighted belief: when I left my mark on the world I, too, had to do it alone. Following my heroes, I began a journey into computer science at a...









College Admissions Advice

How to increase chances at my school
676 Words
As a member of the Stanford Class of 2019 I hope I can give you some insight as to how to get accepted to Stanford or any other similarly elite university. Firstly, I think the students who go to the Ivy League also have incredibly unique personalities and drives that rival Stanford students. Each elite university, in my opinion, is looking for three key components in their admitted students, qualifications, unique personality/drive, and fit to the university's ideals. Qualifications are the basic needs for a college student at these schools, such as being able to handle the academic rigor and...