ajakejyt
ajakejyt,
Harvard ‘19
B.A., Music, , Political Science and Government
I am primarily a musician, but would classify myself broadly as an academic.
Features Included
2
Essays
7
Schools
10
Scores
1
Advice
0
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Canton, Connecticut
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Action
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken Russian

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • New England Conservatory of Music (Boston, MA)
  • Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
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Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)

Applied for a B.A. in Music

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents + 1 more

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
196 Words
Place you’re content
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...
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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...
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General 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,...
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High School Performance

GPA
4
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Low at first but improved
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2210
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1520
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details7 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
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