College Admissions Info

Stanford University, ‘19
BS, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Software Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Fort Worth , Texas
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American, Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: Stanford, Rice, Cornell, UT Austin
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1410
Highest SAT: 2010
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 1%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Soccer
Extracurricular Activities: Key Club, Student Council / Government, School Jazz / Orchestra, School Band, National Honor Society, Marching Band
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College Application Essays

661 Words
Who am I? I am curious. Innovative. Self-motivated. And yes, nerdy. Each of these elements flows in my blood, head to toe. I can’t deny them nor am I ashamed by them. Heck, I couldn’t even imagine life without them because, starting from an early age, they are what have made me. Everyone has had a certain toy or object they obsessed over as a kid. Mine was my dad’s briefcase. Inside was a clutter of spare...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
277 Words
*Stanford students possess an intellectual vitality. Reflect on an idea or experience that has been important to your intellectual development. (100 to 250 words)* “Soccer is about pure speed!” I heard Coach echo in my head every time I received a pass. So, without thinking, I would quickly dump the ball off to a teammate or attempt to dribble through horde of defense players, and frequently, I ended up playing the ball directly into the opponent’s open arms. Turnover after turnover,...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
296 Words
*Virtually all of Stanford's undergraduates live on campus. Write a note to your future roommate that reveals something about you or that will help your roommate — and us — know you better. (100 to 250 words)* You’re probably wondering if I’m a snorer. And that’s fair, but I can assure you I’m not. You’ll enjoy your beauty sleep without interruption. Secondly, you’re probably wondering who I am, and well, that’s a bit more difficult to answer… ...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
265 Words
*What matters to you, and why? (100 to 250 words)* I could make a long list of all the things that matter to me: family, friends, education, soccer, band, clubs. And the list goes on. However, there is one thing that I prize the most. That’s God because without Him, I would not be the person I am today. Every day that I wake up, I'm thankful for the ability to experience life. After witnessing the death of loved ones, I...

College Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
44 Words
Choose teachers that like you (very important) and that are pretty prominent in...

Why I ultimately chose my school
29 Words
I ultimately choose my school because of the great...

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
44 Words
Apply for as many scholarships as you possibly can. There is no such...

How to increase chances at my school
59 Words
Spend lots of time reviewing your essays. Ask teachers and peers to read them and give you comments....

Why I declined other schools
38 Words
Most of the schools just couldn't compare to Stanford in my...