Cardinal17
Cardinal17,
Stanford ‘17
B.S., Biology
Features Included
0
Essays
15
Schools
21
Scores
1
Advice
4
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown , Illinois
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • California Institute of Technology (Pasadena, CA)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • University of Illinois - Chicago  (Chicago, IL)
  • University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign (Champaign, IL)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
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Stanford University (Stanford, CA)

Applied for a B.S. in Biology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

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General 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...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.40
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypeMagnet
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Low one semester/year
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
36
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details15 classes and scores

Sports

SportsCross Country, Track & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesHospital Volunteer, Math Team, Yearbook, National Honor Society

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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