College Admissions Info

Stanford University, ‘19
BA, Women’s Studies, Political Science and Government

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Just your average hardcore feminist/queer activist/tennis player/amateur playwright/cat lover
From: Greenacres , Washington
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 15+ schools
Accepted At: Middlebury, U San Fran, Stanford, Bowdoin, Brandeis, Pitzer
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: German, French

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1500
Highest SAT: 2170
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High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 25%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Low one semester/year
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Tennis
Extracurricular Activities: Gay/Straight Alliance, Student Council / Government
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College Application Essays

679 Words
“Men can be feminists too, right? Right?” I desperately waited for the answer to this question, searching for it in the faces of those sitting at my all-male lunch table. It was silent for ten seconds before Chase, an acquaintance who would, oddly, never eat there again, said, “No, Jacob. They can’t. Dudes are dudes. Chicks are chicks. Dudes work and make the money. Women clean the houses men bought with that money. Simple as that.” Satisfied with his...

College Admissions Advice

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
53 Words
Find something YOU are interested in. Not what everyone else is interested in, not what you...

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
39 Words
Make it clear you visited -- and don't talk about academics. Usually,...

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
8 Words
No. Read...

What set me apart from other applicants
27 Words
I was weird! Like, really weird. Don't be...

My advice about getting recommenders
29 Words
I only asked teachers I liked and knew well...

Why I declined other schools
24 Words
Well, honestly, bad weather. And a lack...

Why I ultimately chose my school
38 Words
It's Stanford! How can you say no? Actually, that's not true...