College Admissions Info

cardinalbree
cardinalbree
Stanford University ‘15
BA, Psychology

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 3 advice topics

Student Background

I'm a recent college grad who went to my dream school. Just apply! :D
From: Los Angeles , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 4 schools
Accepted At: Stanford, USC, UCLA
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

1990
SAT
31
ACT
Highest SAT: 1990
Highest ACT:

High School Performance

4.20
GPA
Top 5%
Rank
High School Type: Religious
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Basketball, Volleyball, Cross Country, Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: Academic Decathlon, Drama production crew, Key Club, National Honor Society, Tutoring/Mentoring, School Choir
How Spent Summers:
Work:

College Application Essays

My personal statement was more of a anti-role model life story. I wrote about how when I was younger I would have to go to summer camp so that my parents could work all day and not worry about me. We, my mother, sister, and I, would bike or roller skate to the community college up the street at about 6am everyday so that my mom could come back and drive to work after. Everyday we would pass prostitutes on...



College Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
46 Words
Do not sit around at home during the summer. Either get a job or a volunteer position somewhere that you are genuinely interested in. Schools like to see that you are proactive and willing to put in the extra mile to do something that you love.

What I like about my school’s location and culture
83 Words
I go to Stanford University. It is literally everything that you hear. It is one of the most amazing places to start a company or to join a startup. The internships are practically limitless. Additionally, Stanford is pretty much it's own city. We have everything here: post office, Starbucks, eateries, libraries, entertainment at night in the form of movies or...



What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
120 Words
For a "Why Us" essay or any essay that essentially asked what you can do for the school/what do you want to gain, you want to have details. Research a professor in the field of your interest before writing this essay. Find out a little about what they do and talk about how you want them to be your...