College Admissions Info

Harvard University, ‘14
BA, Journalism

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 2 supplemental essays

Student Background

I am a journalist from NY.
From: Philadelphia , Pennsylvania
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish, Mandarin

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1540
Highest SAT: 2250

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 10%
High School Type: Other Private
AP / IB Classes and Scores:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Field Hockey, Lacrosse
Extracurricular Activities: Yearbook, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Spanish Club
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Awards Received:

College Application Essays

The Art of Losing Elizabeth Bishop, my favorite poet, once wrote that “the art of losing isn’t hard to master.” Recently I had the chance to experience the verity of these words when I abruptly lost an identity I had falsely adopted. Reminiscent of the difficulty I used to have deciding which Barbie to pretend to be with my little sister – how could I possibly choose between “Business Barbie,” “Doctor Barbie,” and “Teacher Barbie” when I wanted to explore...

Supplemental Essay: Time off from school
155 Words
Hackley’s Spanish Club I was thrilled when my school announced an educational trip to Cadiz, Spain for June of my sophomore year; subsequently, it looked like the trip would be canceled due to lack of student interest and high costs of travel. I decided to found the Spanish Club so that the trip could take place. We held meetings and bake sales to help raise awareness and money, and because of this it was able to proceed as originally...

Supplemental Essay: Diversity statement
633 Words
I have never considered myself to be the average American girl. I had lived on three continents by the time my baby teeth had fallen out and visited fourteen countries by the time I had braces. My peripatetic childhood not only taught me to how to adapt, but also how to feel at home in Asian, American, and Australian cultures, and no doubt explains my decision to attend the Middlebury-Monterey Language Academy’s Chinese School. When my family lived in...

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