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Stanford ‘18
B.A., History
Stanford Class of 2018
Features Included
3
Essays
5
Schools
9
Scores
2
Advice
5
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Manassas, Virginia
GenderFemale
EthnicityBlack / African American, Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision, Early Action
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Santa Clara University (Santa Clara, CA)
  • Loyola Marymount University (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Occidental College (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Pomona College (Claremont, CA)
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Stanford University (Stanford, CA)

Applied for a B.A. in History

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Parent + 1 more

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
364 Words
Challenged a belief
It came as a surprise. An accusatory glance, a pointed finger, and then laughter afterward. And it was over. Or so I thought. Running around to teachers in the morning just to say “Hello” and stopping in the hall to give a hug to a friend, the allegation appeared again, like a monster rearing its ugly head. “You’re a spy.” I felt like the wind had been knocked out of me, suddenly having the faint idea of what Nixon...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
253 Words
Looking back on when I made a review, a sort of history “crash course” for my friends I find it funny, that even as full-IB students, with tests that are all writing (and I’m talking essays, not short answer!) my friends and I could still manage to “freak out” over a multiple choice test, mandated by the state. However, in this case I am proud to say, it wasn’t me! For one of the few times I can...
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Additional Essay Details
243 Words
I wrote about three or four personal essays. They each took a bit of thought and a ridiculous number of revisions. But the one I sent in was pretty much in its raw form. I found that the most organic essay was the most powerful and also the most personal. Supplements to college applications are so the school can get to know you better, but if the reader of your application does not get a good sense of you in...
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General Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
18 Words
My common app essay and...
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How to increase chances at my school
68 Words
Be yourself. Find something that sets you apart from other applicants. My test scores weren't the best, but my personality...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.47
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
30
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
1780
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1270
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details5 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesModel Congress / Model UN, Muslim Students Association, National Honor Society, Spanish Club, Science Club/Team
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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