College Admissions Info

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Will be attending Stanford University via QuestBridge National College Match scholarship.
From: Bakersfield , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Sibling
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 3 schools
Accepted At: Stanford, UC Davis
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Cantonese

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1520
Highest SAT: 2210
Other SAT Scores:
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High School Performance

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

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Cross Country
Extracurricular Activities: National Honor Society, Community Cleanup / Service, Math Team
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work:
How Spent Summers:

College Application Essays

662 Words
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....

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
15 Words
Q: What five words best describe you? A: Listener, eclectic, independent, night-owl, compassionate

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...

College Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
23 Words
Opt for teachers who know you personally...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
16 Words
Join a summer program or...

What set me apart from other applicants
9 Words
I wrote about...

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...