College Admissions Info

Stanford University, ‘17
BS, Biology

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • 1 advice topics

Student Background

From: , Illinois
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 15+ schools
Accepted At: Northwestern, UChicago, UPenn, CalTech, Princeton, U Illinois, Illinois, Yale, WashU, Duke, JHU, Stanford
Denied At:
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Mandarin

Test Scores

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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 1%
High School Type: Magnet
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Academic Performance in High School: Low one semester/year
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Cross Country, Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: Hospital Volunteer, Math Team, Yearbook, National Honor Society
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College Application Essays

None Reported

College Admissions Advice

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
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I used a private admissions counselor to help me determine which schools I should apply to and during which application rounds (early or regular decision). The counselor worked with me to determine which schools would be considered "safeties" and "matches." After establishing a "safety net," the counselor helped me form a list of "reach" schools. My counselor suggested that I apply to less competitive colleges during the early application round, as I would be more likely to gain acceptance to one of these colleges, thus easing the “burden” of my regular decision applications. I was accepted to three institutions (University...