tbalsamo,
Stanford ‘11
B.S., Engineering Design, , Industrial and Product Design
Athlete, Researcher, Designer
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Essays
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Schools
10
Scores
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Advice
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ECs
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Sports

Background

Hometown Palo Alto, California
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Italian, Japanese

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • Tufts University (Medford, MA)
  • California State University - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA)
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Stanford University (Stanford, CA)

Applied for a B.S. in Engineering Design

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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It’s not a good snapshot, but it feels more real than a yearbook photo. I am not sure what made me take it, probably a sense of premonition. At first it seems to portray nothing but a large, black surface. Look a bit more closely, though, and you’ll recognize a pair of shoulders and the colossal back of a boy: my new teammate, Sal, who had joined Palo Alto Rowing Club that very morning. Clad in blue jean...
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General Admissions Advice

High School Performance

GPA
3.85
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2130
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1480
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

SportsRowing (Crew) (Recruited)

Extracurriculars

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Application Additional Materials

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