amgonzal
amgonzal,
Stanford ‘15
B.S., Economics
Junior at Stanford University working at JP Morgan this upcoming summer.
Features Included
4
Essays
33
Schools
5
Scores
3
Advice
6
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Dallas, Texas
GenderMale
EthnicityHispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Amherst College (Amherst, MA)
  • Baylor University (Waco, TX)
  • Boston College (Chestnut Hill, MA)
  • Bowdoin College (Brunswick, ME)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Emory University (Atlanta, GA)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Middlebury College (Middlebury, VT)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • Pepperdine University (Malibu, CA)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Southern Methodist University (Dallas, TX)
  • Swarthmore College (Swarthmore, PA)
  • Texas A&M University (College Station, TX)
  • Tulane University (New Orleans, LA)
  • University of Texas - Dallas (Richardson, TX)
  • University of Texas - Austin (Austin, TX)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • University of Notre Dame (Notre Dame, IN)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
  • Vassar College (Poughkeepsie, NY)
  • Washington and Lee University (Lexington, VA)
  • Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
  • Wesleyan University (Middletown, CT)
  • Williams College (Williamstown, MA)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
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Stanford University (Stanford, CA)

Applied for in Economics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Other Relative

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
477 Words
My “great inquisition” of Biology started early; I remember books from grade school, not by Dr. Seuss, but Biology text books my dad left lying around. I was in awe by the pictures, enticed by the beautiful elegance of cells and how they work in conjunction to create tissues, the way the body works in perfect harmony. How every animal has its place, and how a meticulous order dictates animals’ hierarchy. In retrospect, I realize that the life sciences are...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
310 Words
I hope to dedicate my time in college to self-discovery and full intellectual enlightenment. Northwestern will grant me the freedom to pursue my passions: biological sciences and business management. On one campus, I would have access to world-class laboratories and esteemed professors as well as the revered Kellogg Graduate School of Management. Northwestern’s Biological Sciences and Kellogg Graduate School of Management frequently set the golden standard and are viewed with the utmost respect in their fields. With the support,...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
248 Words
The thought of having my undergraduate experience at one of the most prestigious universities in the United States is an enticing one, but if that was the sole reason for my application to Columbia, my priorities would not exactly be in the right place. My love for Columbia extends far beyond its regal status and diverse locale. During my three-month stay in East Campus, I discovered an even greater reason to appreciate the university: the staff's dedication toward the individual...
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Additional Essay Details
11 Words
All my essays were crafted for the schools I applied for.
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General Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
16 Words
Pull as many strings as...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
12 Words
I researched at Columbia...
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Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
23 Words
Be honest and thorough with every application...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.8
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypeBoarding
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
34
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2190
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1510
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsSoccer

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAcademic Decathlon, American Red Cross, Key Club, Student Council / Government, Hospital Volunteer

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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