mkaiser288
mkaiser288,
Stanford ‘19
B.A.
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Background

GenderFemale
EthnicityPrefer Not to Share
AdmissionEarly Action
English First Language Yes

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  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
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Stanford University (Stanford, CA)

Applied for a B.A. in

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The girl who cannot see asks me how I see myself. "I am a dancer," I say. I ask her how she sees herself. "An artist," she says. So, we decide together that she will blend her art with what I can teach her about movement to music. Dance is my sport, my challenge, and my pursuit. Tights and leotards have been a staple of my wardrobe since I first donned a pink tutu. I have spent years gripping a...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
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When my siblings and I were young, the dinner table was a place where my two constantly feuding older brothers were prohibited from wrestling and giving noogies. Instead, they resorted to sparring over a wide range of topics in attempts to prove themselves more intelligent than the other. Given the age difference, I often didn't know what they were talking about, who was right, or how I could participate. Eating my mac and cheese, I raised my pip-squeak voice only...
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I look forward to meeting you! As for the ups and downs of living with me, I am not a morning person. If my alarm is blaring and I am still in bed, please yell "Margot" in a frustrated mom voice, as that will make me feel at home. I do my best thinking at night. Stanford's libraries may entice me to work in ways other than on my bed with papers strewn about and classical music playing. After mandated...
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I estimate that I’ve completed the two-block journey between Katherine Road and Spencer Place 10,000 times. I wouldn’t be surprised if my neighbors nicknamed me “bag girl,” as I’m often lugging a backpack full of books, my dance bag, clothes, and occasionally my favorite cereal box to my destination. I’ve made this journey at the break of dawn and in the middle of the night, in my fuzzy pajamas and in tights and a leotard after ballet....
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Additional Essay Details
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I chose to write my personal statement about a background story that is central to my identity (a lifetime of dancing) but also wanted to write about the work I was most passionate about during my high school years, which was teaching dance and getting to know the amazing people at Lighthouse International Music School for the visually impaired. Through writing about this experience I was able to discuss my commitment and love for dance with a narrative approach to...
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General Admissions Advice

How to increase chances at my school
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Advice for Essays/Supplements (Stanford and UC)/Why I wrote what I wrote: I chose to write my personal statement about a background story that is central to my identity (a lifetime of dancing) but also wanted to write about the work I was most passionate about during my high school years, which was teaching dance and getting to know the students at Lighthouse International Music School for the visually impaired. Through writing about this experience I was able to discuss my commitment and love for dance with a narrative approach to a moment that was personally meaningful. It is...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.19
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

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Highest SAT
2200
 
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Converted SAT Score1510
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