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Stanford University

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Your Combined ACT:
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Your Chances at Stanford
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Your Chances at Stanford
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Men
Women
# Applicants
20,464
18,364
# Admitted
1,147
1,061
% Admitted
5.6%
5.8%
% Overall
5.7%

Students who got into Stanford:

Tips mention: Interview (0), ACT/SAT (9), Grades (15), Sports/Extracurriculars (16), College Essay (8)
Stanford has the same requirements like other prestigious schoolsAug 27 2013Biology
Stanford has the same requirements like other prestigious schools such as Harvard, Yale, and Princeton. That is not to say if you don't have the perfect 4.0 or 2400 SATS you will not get in, so do not get discouraged because these schools also desire personality and understanding of you as a person. Focus on the extracurricular aspect and strong essays for each school you apply and you just might land a spot.
SAT: 2300 Female
It is extremely difficult to get inAug 20 2006Religion/Religious
It is extremely difficult to get in. Put a lot of work into your essay, give people plenty of time to write recommendations, and do a thorough job on the application. Good luck!
SAT: 1600 Male
You really have to have some incredible numbers toSep 10 2003Electrical Engineering
You really have to have some incredible numbers to even show up on the radar. Then, you have to have a killer essay to stand out.
ACT: 34 SAT: 1590 Male
Worked hard, mainlySep 10 2003Computer Science
Worked hard, mainly. I also had a bunch of extra volunteer hours, and a somewhat quirky essay. They asked me to put a picture of one of my favorite things in a box and explain it, and I gave them a video game box cover and how much I wanted to create the exciting stories I loved. Make yourself stand out. And if you come, join Axe-Comm--that way, you can go to footbsll games and student movies for free!
ACT: 32 SAT: 1390 Female
I remember saying this to someone who is applyingSep 07 2003Computer Engineering
I remember saying this to someone who is applying...be VERY honest on your application. She didn't know what I meant and I realize it was kind of vague, basically be bluntly honest (if you're applying you'll probably have "some" discression) but ESPECIALLY in the essay section let the people who sit and go over those essays get a glimpse of you, it is EXTREMELY important that you do that. I've talked with the people at admissions and they are quick to tell you, if they can't tell who you are and how you'll fit in the accademics aren't really that important as people would think.
SAT: 1250 Male
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