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Chance Me Stanford REA '25

chloe0932chloe0932 5 replies2 threads New Member
edited July 9 in Stanford University
Hi! I am a White (Middle Eastern)/ Hispanic female from NYC who is strongly considering REAing to Stanford. My 'story' is that I am heavily involved in (with a passion to pursue) entrepreneurship, with an emphasis on social justice and tech.


<<<<<<<Academics>>>>>>>>
- 4.0 unweighted GPA (94.33/100)
- 35 ACT (32 Math, 34 Science, 36 English, 36 Reading)
- 9th and 10th grade Honors wherever possible
- 11th and 12th full IB with 4 HLs

11th IB courses and grades:
- Math A&A HL (95)
- Comp Sci HL (99)
- Lang & Lit HL (95)
- History HL (96)
- Chem SL (95)
- Spanish SL (94)

Other full-credit summer courses:
- Stanford Physics (expect a 95+)
- Advanced Physics with Calculus (expect a 95+)
- Economics

College For-Credit Classes:
- UCSD Entrepreneurship + Leadership (B+)
- Harvard Law & Psych (A)
- Harvard Business & IP Law (A)


<<<<<<<Extracurriculars>>>>>>>>
These are the top 10 that I will be listing:

1. Founder/ President of a nonprofit that provides toiletries to NYC homeless (2 years)
My essay will touch largely on this ^^^ it has 70+ members in 18 schools and has served thousands of people.

2. Volunteer staff at soup kitchen after regular volunteer-work for a few years (5 years)

3. Intern at Amazon Web Services to a global product manager, where I helped sales by researching clients and finding ways to improve their experiences (100h over 4 weeks)

4. Co-Founder/ Co-President of Kids Who Code at my school where I taught middle schoolers basic HTML and CS (2 years)

5. Spark Tank - startup incubator program where I launched my nonprofit and mentored other entrepreneurs (5 years)

6. Google CodeNext - learned how AI works, how to code in CSS, C++, made basic AI models (3 years)

7. UCSD credit-bearing entrepreneurship program where I learned about the structure of businesses and how to network, I was a student and afterwards a mentor (2 years)

8. Captain of Varsity Volleyball Team and Club VB team where I managed team and outreach events (4 years)

9. Class Head for Student Council - successfully led Zero-Waste and virtual peer tutor initiatives (3 years)

10. Math Team (Starter in 10, 11, 12) - besides competing I would explain to members a competition problem every week (4 years)


<<<<<<<Awards:>>>>>>>>
- Diamond Challenge Finalist (startup competition - social innovation track) (international)
- AIME math competition qualifier (score - 4) (national)
- 1st place Google CodeNext Hackathon (national/ regional)
- National Hispanic Scholar (national)
- ACIS Volleyball Award (league player award)
(?? should I include I am a 3 time defending psychology trivia champion in NYC instead of volleyball award??)

I would say I'm a very good writer, and for my essay I plan to focus on my ability to combine social activism with entrepreneurship. Please let me know what areas I can improve in! Thank you!!!!
edited July 9
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