brownandproud
brownandproud,
Stanford
B.A., Sociology
Current Stanford Senior pursuing a career in teaching.
Features Included
2
Essays
5
Schools
10
Scores
4
Advice
1
ECs
3
Sports

Background

Hometown Orange County, California
GenderMale
EthnicityHispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
Class of2015
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • University of California - Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, CA)
  • Santa Clara University (Santa Clara, CA)
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Stanford University (Stanford, CA)

Applied for a B.A. in Sociology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Sibling

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
656 Words
Creative personal story
I walk off the stage and see my nephew running to me. He says “congratulations,” and as I look around I see my 2 parents, 2 sisters, 15 cousins, 9 aunts and 9 uncles smiling at me and clapping so loud I forget where I am. Twenty five years ago, my parents decided to leave not just Mexico City but their home, family, and culture, in pursuit of a better and brighter future for their families. My father and mother worked endlessly to bring their...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
331 Words
Stanford students are widely known to possess a sense of intellectual vitality. Tell us about an idea or an experience you have had that you find intellectually engaging. (250 words) In an ideal world, every student would have an equal opportunity to succeed but today we are far from that. It is very difficult to get rid of systematic inequalities, but one approach would be to unite underprivileged kids and use their unique experiences to build strength and motivation. A student...
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General Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
51 Words
I highly suggest shadowing a working professional in your field that could also act as...
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My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
12 Words
Currently I participate in...
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Post-college plans
6 Words
Going into...
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What set me apart from other applicants
18 Words
My genuine care and interest...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.20
 
Rank
Top 25%
 
High School TypeOther Private
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1970
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1390
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

SportsCross Country, Soccer, Track & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesNonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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