College Admissions Info

pweiss
pweiss
Stanford University ‘19
BS, Computer Science

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

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.
From: Portland , Oregon
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Sibling
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: Stanford, UC Berkeley, UCLA, UCSD, UMich, Washington
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Mandarin

Test Scores

2250
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1540
Highest SAT: 2250
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High School Performance

4.50
GPA
Top 1%
Rank
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Cross Country, Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: Chess, Boy/Girl Scouts
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Place you’re content
656 Words
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...









College 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,...