College Admissions Info

Adorie H
Adorie H
Stanford University ‘17
African American Studies, African Studies, Research and Experimental Psychology, Psychology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Undergraduate at Stanford University intending on majoring in Psychology and African and African-American Studies
From: Victorville , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian, Black / African American
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 11 schools
Accepted At: UC Berkeley, UCSB, UCLA, UCSB, W&L U, UCSD, USC, Notre Dame, Stanford
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

2010
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Highest SAT: 2010
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High School Performance

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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: Basketball, Martial Arts, Track & Field, Volleyball
Extracurricular Activities: School theater/plays, National Honor Society, Multicultural / International Club, After School Sports Coach
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College Application Essays

There isn’t a single event that has affected me more in my life than my father's illness. Growing up I was attached to my dad’s hip; I was the definition of “Daddy’s little girl.” Unfortunately, this picture-perfect reality was turned upside-down the summer of 2008 when my dad was admitted to a mental facility. I knew my life was changed forever when I saw him in the hospital wearing that white gown, and he didn’t know who...









Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
575 Words
There isn’t a single event that has affected me more in my life than my father's illness. Growing up I was attached to my dad’s hip; I was the definition of “Daddy’s little girl.” Unfortunately, this picture-perfect reality was turned upside-down the summer of 2008 when my dad was admitted to a mental facility. I knew my life was changed forever when I saw him in the hospital wearing that white gown, and he didn’t know who...









Additional Essay Details:
48 Words
For my supplemental essays for Stanford I had to write a hypothetical letter to my future roommate describing myself, talk about an experience that intellectually excited me, and talk about one of my commitments. I also had to answer many small "about me" questions that included my "favorites."

College Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
89 Words
From the grants to volunteer at non-profits to having the opportunity to listen to Reverend Jesse Jackson and Oscar Grant's mother, the opportunities at Stanford University are endless. I also realized that this is a place where if you dream it, you can find someone to help you create it or make it happen. On another note, I was surprised...