College Admissions Info

Harvard University, ‘19
BA, Music, Political Science and Government

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 1 supplemental essays
  • 1 advice topics

Student Background

I am primarily a musician, but would classify myself broadly as an academic.
From: Canton , Connecticut
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Both Parents, Sibling
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: Harvard, NEC
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Russian

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1520
Highest SAT: 2210
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 5%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Low at first but improved
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Place you’re content
196 Words
Everyone needs a change of tempo sometimes. For me, the summers I spend in the north Maine woods are a much-welcomed andante to suburban Connecticut’s productive allegro pace. In the woods, the thoroughfares are old, private logging roads free from speed limits and haphazardly riddled with rocks and potholes, ensuring the slow pace. The closest town is 30 miles away, and bustles with the sheer velocity of a pregnant turtle. You’d expect that from a town with a center...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
83 Words
"Encompassing all academic pursuits, music reaches to a level beyond finite. It’s appreciated only by humanity, yet we cannot deduce what makes it so human. We don’t know why music touches us, but we know it does. It is never perfect, but always beautiful and always mysterious, undefinable within the universal restrictions of a set of numbers or stark facts. Music’s baffling nature makes it infinitely more secretive than the outer reaches of the universe, while being...

College Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
49 Words
A specialization while maintaining a good spread of activities, along with being bilingual by nature,...