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aapellanes
aapellanes
Stanford University ‘

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 1 supplemental essays

Student Background

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.
From: Modesto , California
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian, Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 15+ schools
Accepted At: Stanford, Duke, Brown, Cornell, UC Irvine, UCLA, UC Davis, Pacific, W&L U
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Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

2100
SAT
33
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1470
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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

Sports: Soccer, Tennis
Extracurricular Activities: Academic Decathlon, Church, Community Cleanup / Service, Green Club, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization, Science Club/Team, Tutoring/Mentoring
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Family member’s disability
499 Words
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...







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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