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haighal
haighal
Stanford University, ‘18
BS, Computer Science

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Sophomore at Stanford University, Computer Science Major and Club Lacrosse Goalie
From: Boston , Massachusetts
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision, Early Action
Applied To: 2 schools
Accepted At: Harvard, Stanford
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

2310
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1560
Highest SAT: 2310
SAT Prep:
SAT IIs:
PSAT Scores:

High School Performance

4.35
GPA
Top 5%
Rank
High School Type: Other Private
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Lacrosse, Skiing

College Application Essays

It was a sunny September afternoon, so hot that I could see heat waves simmering on the turf and blurring my sight like smoke on the water. It was also the first day of Mr. Sweeney’s conditioning. “TWEET!” He blew the whistle and I hit the deck for twenty burpees. “TWEET!” We did pushups and skiers for five minutes. “TWEET!” He sent us on three full field suicides. When the tweeting finally ended, I hobbled back to the locker...









Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
717 Words
Harvard's open-ended essay “You aren’t alive anywhere like you’re alive at fight club.” – Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk On the surface, the narrator of Fight Club seems content. He has a middle-class job and a nice apartment. In reality, he doesn’t feel alive. Disillusioned with the mundane triviality of his life, fed up with the banal “IKEA materialism” of the world, he finds solace in the gospel of Tyler Durden: “It’s only after you’ve lost...











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