College Admissions Info

Stanford University, ‘19
BS, Philosophy, Computer Science

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 5 advice topics

Student Background

I'm a philosophy and computer science applicant from Kentucky. Out of the top schools I applied to, I was accepted to 6/7 with 4 likely letters and 1 early acceptance. I'm willing to offer advice on anything.
From: LOUISVILLE , Kentucky
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision, Early Action
Applied To: 10 schools
Accepted At: UPenn, Dartmouth, Princeton, Stanford, Swarthmore, Vanderbilt, UKentucky, Louisville
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

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High School Performance

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High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Lacrosse
How Spent Summers:

College Application Essays

I have always found the bold dissonance of eveningwear striking. The pristine marble shirt contra the blacker-than-black midnight blue dinner jacket reduce the theme of the outfit to a surreal simplicity. Neither displaces any beauty from the other, but rather both coalesce into harmony. The acclivous U of the waistcoat endows a seamless elegance in the attire, while the marginally asymmetric knot of what should always be a hand-tied bow tie lends the whole ensemble a human feel. In this...

College Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
71 Words
I firmly believe that my unique academic interests, and my corresponding coursework, played a major role in my acceptance. As a...

My advice about getting recommenders
103 Words
When picking someone to write your letters of recommendation, you want to pick a teacher who likes you. Not just someone that gave you an "A", but someone who you think...

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
49 Words
Princeton Dartmouth Harvard Penn Swarthmore Interviews are relatively relaxed. Several people I interviewed...

Why I ultimately chose my school
98 Words
I had a lot of good options for college and ultimately it came down to the fact that at Stanford they say yes. As prospective student, I got the...

What I’d change about my application process
64 Words
I took it too seriously. Try not to over think your essays. Due to an unfortunate series of events,...