College Admissions Info

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Stanford University, ‘18
BA, History

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Stanford Class of 2018
From: Manassas , Virginia
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American, Hispanic
Legacy: Parent, Grandparent
Admission: Regular Decision, Early Action
Applied To: 5 schools
Accepted At: Stanford, Santa Clara, LMU, Occidental, Pomona
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

1780
SAT
30
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1270
Highest SAT: 1780
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High School Performance

4.47
GPA
Top 1%
Rank
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Model Congress / Model UN, Muslim Students Association, National Honor Society, Spanish Club, Science Club/Team
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Challenged a belief
364 Words
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...







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...





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...





College Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
18 Words
My common app essay and...





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...