jenny7_hi
jenny7_hi,
Stanford ‘21
B.S., Computer Science
Simultaneous art and STEM enthusiast.
Features Included
4
Essays
10
Schools
21
Scores
4
Advice
4
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Troy, Michigan
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
First Gen College StudentNo
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI)
  • Ohio State University - Columbus (Columbus, Oh)
  • Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
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Stanford University (Stanford, CA)

Applied for a B.S. in Computer Science

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

Common App Prompt #3: Reflect on a time when you challenged a belief or idea. What prompted you to act? Would you make the same decision again? “You’re really good at seeing.” This compliment from my art instructor made me excessively smug – even the great artist Leonardo da Vinci didn’t know how to see. His art instructor once placed an egg in front of him and ordered him to draw it, a simple task for the talented boy. Or,...
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Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
282 Words
Stanford students possess an intellectual vitality. Reflect on an idea or experience that has been important to your intellectual development. My sister, Kelly, is fourteen years younger than me, and I imagined her growth to be a replay of mine, so naturally, I paid close attention. I observed as she learned to track things with her eyes, as she took her first steps, as she began to understand language – which, to a foreign language enthusiast such as myself, was particularly...
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Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
297 Words
Virtually all of Stanford's undergraduates live on campus. Write a note to your future roommate that reveals something about you or that will help your roommate—and us—know you better. Hello, future roommate! I’ll begin telling you about myself by answering the easiest question: my favorite color’s blue – royal blue, to be exact – and you won’t forget it. My backpack is blue, my wallet is blue, my room is blue, and more than two thirds of...
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Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
275 Words
What matters to you, and why? “Excuse me, have you ever heard of Falun Gong?” I’ve asked this question thousands of times, standing at a busy street corner, or behind a booth at a local fair, or inside a park with hundreds of Falun Gong practitioners meditating nearby. The answer is often “no, I haven’t,” and this is my cue to start the explanation I know so well. “Well, Falun Gong is a spiritual practice that originated in...
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School Specific Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
82 Words
This seems to be quite arbitrary, but Stanford seems to really value kindness and candidness of character. I like to think that I expressed a...
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More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
152 Words
Sit down and think about one sentence that defines the most important things that you care about. Developp 50% of your application -- essays, recommendation letters, extracurricular activities, etc. -- around that one sentence. Consider this your personal story, your brand, your selling poing, what have...
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Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
128 Words
In the beginning of the college application process, i was actually super stressed and considered paying for a private admissions counselor. The sheer cost eventually put me off, but not until I had a free consultation with one...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
58 Words
It doesn't really matter what you do during the summer, as long as you can write about...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.32
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Low one semester/year
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
36
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2380
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1590
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details16 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesNational Honor Society, Community Cleanup / Service, Japanese Club, Mathematics, Engineering, Science, and Achievement (MESA)

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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