aapellanes
aapellanes,
Stanford ‘
B.S.
My name is Abraham, I have just recently completed the very daunting college application experience and am happy to share what I've learned! I am excited to say that I will be attending Stanford University as a Biomedical Computation B.S. candidate.
Features Included
2
Essays
15
Schools
13
Scores
0
Advice
7
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Modesto, California
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian, Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
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  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • Washington and Lee University (Lexington, VA)
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Stanford University (Stanford, CA)

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Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

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Personal Statement
499 Words
Family member’s disability
Maria Apellanes is more of a picture than a thousand words. She was born in Guam in the year 2003 and was diagnosed with an extraordinarily rare chromosomal disorder called Tetrasomy 18p. However, her condition is the least interesting thing about her, and the least fitting way of describing her. I was about thirteen when I was first given charge over Maria during the summer days my parents worked. I learned how to clean, cook, and clean some more—it was...
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Supplemental Essay Issue of personal significance
258 Words
My dad took me out behind our condominium and onto the shore late one night in Guam. Back then I was a sissy--always scared of the dark and what might lie underneath my bed--but I remember that night was beautiful. My dad pointed out into the sky. The stars shone and shimmered. He proceeded to tell me about the constellations, their names, and the Greeks. The universe is huge, he told me, and to understand it, we have science. My...
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General Admissions Advice

High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.5
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
33
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2100
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1470
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsSoccer, Tennis

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAcademic Decathlon, Church, Community Cleanup / Service, Green Club, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization, Science Club/Team, Tutoring/Mentoring
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Experience & Awards

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Awards Received

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