College Admissions Info

Stanford University, ‘16
BFA, Fine Arts

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Native American student who got the chance of a lifetime.
From: Nixon , Nevada
Gender: Female
First Gen College Student: No
Race/Ethnicity: Native American
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 2 schools
Accepted At: UN-Reno
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Japanese

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1180
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
(equivalent to 4.00 unweighted)
Top 1%
High School Type: Public
College Classes In High School:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Volleyball, Softball
Extracurricular Activities: Yearbook, School Band
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College Application Essays

78 Words
In summary, I talked about what traditional dance means to me. My cultures' traditional dances means more then anyone could imagine, and I wanted to talk about them and how they are a part of me. I did not go into specifics about the dances, but more on what they meant to me, which is what they are looking for in personal statements. Not just what activities that one does, but how that affects one's thinking and choices.

College Admissions Advice

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
108 Words
My high school was, and continues to be, one of the smallest schools in my home state. During the application process, I had one councilor to ask questions to, who honestly did...

How to increase chances at my school
78 Words
AP classes, weren't offered in my high school. However, this actually helped set me apart from other students. To explain, even though there...

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
241 Words
While anyone would give an arm and a leg to get the opportunity to come to my college, there are a lot more moments that aren't as amazing then one would think. Being able to meet so many diverse people also means meeting people who may not agree with you, or even dislike you for reasons that you may never understand, whether that's because of your race, gender, sexuality, class, religion, background,...

How to increase chances at my school (Stanford)
260 Words
Like many schools, take into account that the ones who look at your application will spend only a few minutes on it because of the large amount of applicants. Meaning: Catch their attention with your essay! If they aren't interested within the first paragraph, they will likely reject you without another thought. This doesn't mean shout everything there either, make them want to know who you are and why you want to go to school. Moreover, don't...