College Admissions Info

snavarro
snavarro
Stanford University ‘15
BS,

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am an undergraduate at Stanford University interested in medicine and community health.
From: San Diego
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: Sibling
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 8 schools
Accepted At: Stanford, Columbia, UC Berkeley, UCLA, UCSB, UCSD
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

2150
SAT
32
ACT
Highest SAT: 2150
Other SAT Scores:
SAT Prep:
SAT IIs:
Highest ACT:

High School Performance

Top 1%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
College Classes In High School:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Swimming/Diving
Extracurricular Activities: Tutoring/Mentoring, Multicultural / International Club
How Spent Summers:
Work:

College Application Essays

College Admissions Advice

Additional material sent in after waitlisted or deferred
1 Words
none

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
1 Words
no

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
24 Words
The only school that I interviewed with was Yale. It was a very creepy interview location, but the interview itself seemed to go fine.

How to increase chances at my school
21 Words
Show Stanford that you are well-rounded and diverse, but that you also have passions and are driven to pursue those passions.

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
53 Words
I played on the Stanford Women's Rugby team my first two years. I've been involved with MEChA de Stanford throughout my time at Stanford. I joined Barrio Assistance, a tutoring group, this year. I have an on-campus job working for 5-SURE, a service that drives students back to their on-campus residences after dark.

Post-college plans
31 Words
I plan to go to medical school and become a pediatrician. I also want to get an MPH degree. Ultimately, I would like to be a pediatrician in a community setting.

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
20 Words
Do what you like to do and what interests you. Don't do anything just because you think it looks good.

What I like about my school’s location and culture
16 Words
California sunshine and laid back attitude. Doesn't have the competitive vibe that east coast schools have.

My advice about getting recommenders
49 Words
Some of my teachers that knew me well and my counselor. Even if the teacher does not know you that well you can give them a cheat sheet about you so they have good things to write about. Always thank these people with at least a thank you note.

Why I ultimately chose my school
5 Words
Stanford had the total package.