snuffles33
snuffles33,
Stanford ‘16
B.S., Chemical Engineering
Mild tempered, friendly but awkward with a naughty streak.
Features Included
4
Essays
1
Schools
17
Scores
5
Advice
2
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Appleton, Wisconsin
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionEarly Action
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin, German, Japanese, Dutch, French

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
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Stanford University (Stanford, CA)

Applied for a B.S. in Chemical Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

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Personal Statement
51 Words
Anxiety before a competition
I can't really remember exactly, but I think I wrote about my first piano competition, how nervous I was and ultimately what I learned from that experience. One advice I would give is to think carefully about what you learned during the experience, and how it has changed you moving forwards.
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
244 Words
I fly to Asia on a regular basis but have yet to set foot in Japan, even for just a layover. The same thing could be said for a lot of countries (despite having travelled abroad more than the average college student), but Japanese influences are a lot more prevalent in my life than other unvisited countries. The first encounter I remember is playing a Japanese version of Pokémon Crystal my uncle bought me. The frustration of being unable...
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Supplemental Essay Diversity statement
173 Words
The elementary school I went to was an international school in the Netherlands. I studied there for six years, making friends from places all over the world, an experience I like to think levelled up my intercultural awareness a lot. I was also forced to take public transportation to and from school, and the hour long bus ride that required me to switch between different bus lines using a language I barely spoke helped prepare me for any adventures I...
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Additional Essay Details
378 Words
Chemical engineering is a major with a lot of requirements to say the least. I am fortunate enough to have the AP credits to be able to spare a quarter of my schedule to study abroad. I would like to take this opportunity to explore interesting classes outside my major in settings as applicable as it can get. Furthermore, the classes I could take there would nicely complement my undergraduate education. The Japanese Popular Culture class nicely fulfills a disciplinary...
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General Admissions Advice

What I like about my school’s location and culture
84 Words
Although it is up there in terms of prestige, the atmosphere at Stanford is a lot more relaxed and friendly compared to other schools of...
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What set me apart from other applicants
161 Words
Although my grades and test scores were certainly up there, and I was ranked first in my school, I am certain this could be said of most applicants. I think what set me apart from other applicants is my experiences abroad. I have lived in many different countries...
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What I’d change about my application process
101 Words
I would definitely have started college applications a lot earlier. It takes longer than you think, and I highly recommend having multiple people proofread your essays before submitting. It is...
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My advice about getting recommenders
69 Words
I suggest asking teachers who know you well and like you, and who can testify to your academic ability. I picked...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
110 Words
The reason I chose my school was simple. It was the only one I applied to. After getting in early, I decided I was done with applications. Knowing the school you want and...
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High School Performance

GPA
4.00
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
36
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2110
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1470
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details11 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTennis

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesNational Honor Society, Tutoring/Mentoring
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

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