College Admissions Info

NicoleWa
NicoleWa
Stanford University ‘16
BA, International Relations and National Security Studies, International Studies, European and Russian Studies, Russian and Eastern European Languages and Literature

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I study international relations, Russian language, and computer science.
Gender: Female
Applied To: 6 schools
Accepted At: Stanford, Washington, UCLA
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Russian, Spanish

Test Scores

2190
SAT
Highest SAT: 2190
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High School Performance

4.00
GPA
Top 5%
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High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Tennis, Martial Arts, Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: Key Club, After School Sports Coach, Church, Homecoming committee, National Honor Society
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College Application Essays

Washington's Tri-Cities would remain off the map if it weren't for the Hanford Nuclear site, and even that serves to further alienate us from the general flow of opinion and culture. Needless to say, I come from a pretty insular community. Counter intuitively, growing up in small town, southeastern Washington has been a blessing. My community could have been a limiting factor, but I took it as a challenge to learn more and think. Small town intellectuals must forge their...







Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
527 Words
For University of Washington: The problems our generation faces are mounting. Political turmoil, natural disaster, disease, poverty; the evening news is a parade of hardship. But our generation has hope, because everyday new discoveries are being made, new cures are discovered, and peace and democracy blossom in the most unforgiving of circumstances. What do we have to do to shift the balance from a downward slide to an uphill march? We'll start with giving focus where focus is due and...









College Admissions Advice

How to increase chances at my school
110 Words
Figure out how you'll contribute something other than your intelligence --that's the last thing you want to focus on when everyone has near perfect scores. Think hard about why school is important to you. Find something more than career aspirations and money. This doesn’t require altruism; you must simply understand that while your focus may be on the bottom...