nja9
nja9,
Stanford ‘19
B.S., Computer Science, , Public Policy Analysis
I am a member of the Stanford Class of 2019 and am interested in computer science and social entrepreneurship.
Features Included
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Essays
11
Schools
16
Scores
1
Advice
5
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Brookfield, Wisconsin
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken English

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • University of Wisconsin - Madison (Madison, WI)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, OH)
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Stanford University (Stanford, CA)

Applied for a B.S. in Computer Science

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
654 Words
Challenged a belief
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...
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General 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...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.50
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
35
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2170
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1500
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details12 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesDebate Club/Team, Computer / Technology Volunteer, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), Model Congress / Model UN, Chess

Experience & Awards

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