vtnyharvard
vtnyharvard,
Harvard ‘17
B.S., Neuroscience, , Cognitive Science
Features Included
2
Essays
7
Schools
5
Scores
6
Advice
2
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown New York, New York
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken French

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • University of Washington (Seattle, WA)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Emory University (Atlanta, GA)
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Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)

Applied for a B.S. in Neuroscience

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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On those New York City nights that are neither freezing nor stifling, I like to stand in the middle of the street outside my apartment building. 106th St. is unusually wide by New York City standards and almost completely devoid of traffic in the late evening. Away from the incessant horns of Midtown, the raucous, jam-packed bars in the Village, and the screeching Bronx-bound subway, I can stand in the center of 106th St. for many minutes on end, with...
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Supplemental Essay Issue of personal significance
803 Words
The day my parents told me we would be moving to France for a year, I locked myself in my bedroom and threw a tantrum, pounding on my favorite red velvet pillow and swearing that I would run away from home. Looking out through my tear-filled, 8-year-old eyes, I saw the tiny town of Johnson, Vermont, as my universe and the friends I had there as the centers of that universe. That place called “France” seemed nothing more than a...
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General Admissions Advice

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
77 Words
Here is the thing to know about a Harvard interview: they look for 3 things: love of academics, extracurricular involvement, and personal appeal. HOWEVER,...
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How I chose schools to apply to
96 Words
I am a very serious dancer (probably in retrospect I would have been a good candidate for a gap year), but I was not ready to give up a...
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How to increase chances at my school
60 Words
I am sure everyone says this, but you just need to be well-rounded. Have one thing you're passionate...
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My advice about getting recommenders
51 Words
Definitely get letters of rec from people in different areas. Do not get too many ...
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My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
71 Words
I am part of Harvard Ballet Company , Harvard Modern Company, Expressions Dance Company (Hip-Hop), I performed in The Drowsy Chaperone (a...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
63 Words
I love Harvard's location! Cambridge feels like everything I love about New York City stuffed into one little cobble-stone-streeted...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.20
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypeOther Private
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2340
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1580
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details1 classes and scores

Sports

SportsDance

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesSchool Theater/Plays, Community Cleanup / Service
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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