livingthetreelife
livingthetreel,
Stanford ‘19
B.S.
Will be attending Stanford University via QuestBridge National College Match scholarship.
Features Included
3
Essays
2
Schools
7
Scores
4
Advice
3
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Bakersfield, California
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionEarly Action
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken Cantonese

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • University of California - Davis (Davis, CA)
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Stanford University (Stanford, CA)

Applied for in

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Sibling

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

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Personal Statement
662 Words
Creative personal story, Story central to identity
At a mighty 5'0" and 95 lbs, I am not my school's next aspiring weightlifting champion. Nonetheless, this is the story of how I lifted fifty-pound bags of rice. I strive to be fiercely independent. When we came to America, my dad remained in China, my mom spoke little English, and my brother and I were only children. Living in my aunt and uncle's house, we shared a single bed - just the three of us, against a strange, foreign world....
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
15 Words
Q: What five words best describe you? A: Listener, eclectic, independent, night-owl, compassionate
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
286 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) Dear roommate, Let’s get down to business. Here are some additions I recommend for your packing list: 1. Take current waistline. Add two inches. Now buy everything in that size! Because living with me is equivalent to eating with me, and if you’re eating...
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General Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
23 Words
Opt for teachers who know you personally...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
16 Words
Join a summer program or...
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What set me apart from other applicants
9 Words
I wrote about...
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Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
48 Words
I receive generous scholarships from multiple sources. My advice is to apply to as...
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High School Performance

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

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2210
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1520
Other SAT Scores
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details classes and scores

Sports

SportsCross Country

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesNational Honor Society, Community Cleanup / Service, Math Team
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers

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