College Admissions Info

Stanford University, ‘16
BA, African Studies, African American Studies, International Relations and National Security Studies

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Personal statement
  • 2 supplemental essays

Student Background

From: Salinas , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 6 schools
Accepted At: Stanford, Duke, UCLA, American, Northeastern
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

SAT Prep:
Highest ACT:
ACT Prep:

High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 1%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

None reported

College Application Essays

Dear Future Stanford Roommate: Enclosed you will find an inside view of Annie Ryan’s life via the Apple iPhone. Open up my safari browser. At this very moment, the internet windows include Shakespeare’s paraphrased Sonnet 144 (because… who can understand that the first time around?), the lyrics to John Mayer’s song “Clarity” (because of my unconditional love for his powerful musical messages), my aunt’s blog (because I sincerely enjoy keeping up with my family… all 44 cousins, 21 aunts...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
343 Words
Time pervades into all aspects of my daily life, but while sitting in my Honors Philosophy course, the topic of time surfaced as something I knew little about. As the fourth dimension, time presents itself in a scientific forum; an object can move forward and backward, up and down, and side to side, comprising the first three dimensions. Time, however, adds an entirely new concept to the theory of worldly dimensions: objects degrade and become different objects with the passage...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
311 Words
Traveling is a highly rewarding experience of personal growth and it is the most important endeavor I have yet to embark on. I have traveled to many cities, countries, and continents, but my journey to Tanzania remains absolutely unparalleled. This particular trip was taken through a school club organized with the purpose of providing students with the opportunity to work community events to pay for their travel expenses. Over 750 hours of my time has been poured into the organization and...

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