College Admissions Info

brownandproud
brownandproud
Stanford University ‘15
BA, Sociology

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 1 supplemental essays
  • 4 advice topics

Student Background

Current Stanford Senior pursuing a career in teaching.
From: Orange County , California
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: Sibling
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 5 schools
Accepted At: Princeton, UCSC, Stanford, Santa Clara
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

1970
SAT
Highest SAT: 1970
Other SAT Scores:
SAT Prep:
SAT IIs:

High School Performance

4.20
GPA
Top 25%
Rank
High School Type: Other Private
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Cross Country, Soccer, Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization
How Spent Summers:
Work:

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Creative personal story
656 Words
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...









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...





College 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 a mentor. Not only is it a tremendous value to you and gives you a better idea of what you want or don't want, but it also sends the message that you are humble and proactive.

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
12 Words
Currently I participate in various education, community service, and social advocacy groups.

Post-college plans
6 Words
Going into graduate school for teaching.

What set me apart from other applicants
18 Words
My genuine care and interest in actively shaping my education and using that for the benefit of others.