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Stanford ‘19
B.S., Psychology, , Research and Experimental Psychology
I cannot wait one more second to join the farm, so I'm more than happy to share what I know about the process in the meantime!
Features Included
5
Essays
6
Schools
10
Scores
6
Advice
4
ECs
3
Sports

Background

Hometown Dallas, Texas
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Tulane University (New Orleans, LA)
  • University of Richmond (Richmond, VA)
  • Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
  • Santa Clara University (Santa Clara, CA)
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Stanford University (Stanford, CA)

Applied for a B.S. in Psychology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Parent + 2 more

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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While I was still learning to multiply, my older brother was packing up his belongings for college to begin his adult life. Even worse, Michael stayed at school year-round working, so we couldn’t even begin to bond because he was never in town. So, on one lazy July day when I heard Michael’s heavy footsteps parade toward my room, I was incredibly surprised. As he inched my bedroom door open, I turned down the volume on my speakers...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
35 Words
Prompt: time of history you'd want to be alive - I said man landing on the moon because it pushed scientific boundaries and inspired young people all over the world to do just the same.
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
206 Words
Coming from a thoroughly non-diverse student population in my high school, one of the most important things I have looked for in a University is diversity. I have grown up in a bubble of Dallas society and private school culture, and want nothing more than to see new things. More than that, I want to see everything. I want to live in a place in which the culture embraces individuality. I want to live in a place where art is...
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Supplemental Essay Amusing anecdote
376 Words
To be blunt, spiders terrify me. The whole concept of such a creepy, crawly critter with four times the legs as me is infinitely eerie. When I was in elementary school, my older siblings used to chase me down the hallway holding a prop spider with an arm span larger than my own. It was striped purple and black like a prisoner, with miniscule hairs piercing through each of the eight skinny legs. Most terrifying, its black bubbled-up eyes stared...
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Additional Essay Details
634 Words
UCLA Essay that I had the most trouble with: Describe the world you come from — for example, your family, community or school — and tell us how your world has shaped your dreams and aspirations. “What do you want to be when you grow up?” my Uncle Erik asked me as I sat on my grandparents’ kitchen counter. I was seven years old, and my interests ranged from elementary art camps to lego houses. I thought about what most kids want...
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General Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
61 Words
People are bubbly, supportive, thankful, incredibly intelligent, but also very humble. Everyone knows that being the best student...
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What I’d change about my application process
66 Words
At Stanford over all, it is undeniably important to be goofy, blunt, and honest. I wish I had worked more...
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Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
52 Words
Private tutor as well as school counselor. The widely successful private tutor explained to me that...
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My advice about getting recommenders
75 Words
Just because someone is an alum, doesn't mean they have a lot of priority in the admissions office when they send in a...
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Additional material sent in after waitlisted or deferred
42 Words
I sent in a website I had created at the conclusion of an...
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What I’d change about my application process
19 Words
BE CREATIVE AND FUN!!!!!!!!!!! The admissions...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.21
 
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypeReligious
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
33
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
SAT IIs
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details7 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTrack & Field, Cross Country, Soccer

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesMath Team, Student Council / Government, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, World/Global Affairs Club
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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