pweiss
pweiss,
Stanford ‘19
B.S., Computer Science
I'm really exciting to help people through the college admission process. It's not that bad, I promise. I'm an incoming Freshman at Stanford majoring in Computer Science and minoring in Math/Chinese. Other than that I like Chess, Programming, Tom Lehrer, and Dogs.
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Essays
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Schools
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Scores
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Advice
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ECs
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Sports

Background

Hometown Portland, Oregon
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • University of Washington (Seattle, WA)
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Stanford University (Stanford, CA)

Applied for a B.S. in Computer Science

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Sibling

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
656 Words
Place you’re content
Common App Essay: "This is a red line train to Portland City Center and Beaverton Transit Center." A monotone voice pours out of hidden loudspeakers and cycles through four public transit lines. For most, the speakers are simply a guide to a future destination. For the chess players of Portland's Pioneer Square, the sound is a heartbeat. At first the audio is background noise, but over time it becomes something different. For almost all who have been a part of...
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General Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
106 Words
Make sure to work on projects that are OUTSIDE OF THE BOX. Everyone plays an instrument, plays soccer, etc. Everyone who I've sene get in to Stanford is either a super genius,...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.5
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2250
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1540
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details5 classes and scores

Sports

SportsCross Country, Track & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesChess, Boy/Girl Scouts

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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