ThePianist
ThePianist,
Harvard ‘
B.S., Music, , Marine Biology and Oceanography, , Physics
I am a pianist from Santa Cruz who loves the water
Features Included
2
Essays
0
Schools
13
Scores
0
Advice
3
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Santa Cruz, California
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian, White Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Russian

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
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Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)

Applied for a B.S. in Music

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
543 Words
Career aspirations
More Boluses to Dissect Finally, I had found a volunteer opportunity at the Long Marine Lab, a marine biology research facility at UC Santa Cruz! I envisioned swimming with dolphins, or perhaps studying behavioral patterns of decorator crabs. But when I discovered the nature of my work on the first day of volunteering, my excitement turned to disappointment: I’d be picking through albatross boluses, the indigestible materials they cough up before going to sea. Sure enough, after three hours...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
332 Words
Halfway through my sophomore year, I switched high schools from Kirby (a private school) to PCS (a public charter school). This switch resulted in some important changes to my high-school career. First, I had to start two AP classes halfway through the year (World History and Biology) because the new school (PCS) did not offer the non-AP equivalents that I had been taking at Kirby. This did not affect my GPA or my AP scores, but it did mean I...
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General Admissions Advice

High School Performance

GPA
4.00
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypeMagnet

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2210
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1520
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details9 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSwimming/Diving, Mountain Biking/Cycling

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesLocal Orchestra / Symphony / Band, School Jazz / Orchestra, Athletics Organization
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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