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Sprinter246Sprinter246 Registered User Posts: 217 Junior Member
edited February 2012 in Stanford University
SAT I (breakdown): 740 CR 760 M 800 W (2300)

SAT II: 730 math 1, 740 US history, 700 English (I know these are not spectacular)

Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0): 4.0

Rank: 1/336

Awards: exemplary vocal performance award at the state level(highest possible rating), exemplary ensemble performance at state(highest rating possible, I did this with 5 other girls) Talent show best vocalist 2010 and 2011, all a honor roll every semester

Extracurriculars: National Honor Society(president 2010-present), National Key Club, Book Club, Spanish Club, Music Appreciation Club, Choir(alto section leader 2009-present), traveling,competition choir, trained in voice, piano, guitar, and percussion instruments, music producer, math and science club, video editor,dental shadowing

Job/Work Experience: helped develop music website*

Volunteer/Community service: volunteered at woman's shelter, elementary school carnival and rodeo volunteer, Christmas parade volunteer, organized field trip and play for National Reading Day, Planned series of events for teacher appreciation week, helped organize activity day with special needs, peer tutor, mentor kids, teach golf

Essays: good, my main essay was about how my father has worked 4000 miles away from our home for the past 9 years. I talked about how that changed my work ethic and other things.

Teacher Recommendation:very good
Counselor Rec: definitely good
Additional Rec: great recs from former counselor and really good evaluation from a class I took during the summer at Brown.

Region: Southern United States.
School Type: public. Okay.
Ethnicity: African American
Gender: Female
Income Bracket: middle class

Replies to: Chance?

  • windbehindwingswindbehindwings Registered User Posts: 282 Junior Member
    Looks like you are doing very well! The only thing that strikes me is that you need some major leadership experience. You could take one of your areas of interest (music, work at the shelter) and create a unique program of your own. Look around and determine what would work well in your community. Maybe one of your teachers or an adult in your community can help direct you. Organize to get others to join you. You have so much to offer and the community needs your energy and ideas. Stanford looks for those who truly stand out and do something unique with their talents. "Be the change you want to see."
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