College Admissions Info

lesmisarahbles
lesmisarahbles
Harvard University, ‘17
BA, Public Health, Pre-Medicine Studies

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I'm a junior at Harvard concentrating in History & Science! I'm also the tour manager of my a cappella group, the Radcliffe Pitches. Ask me anything about IB, college apps, or Harvard!
From: Massena , New York
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 1 school
Accepted At: Harvard
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

2210
SAT
35
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1520
Highest SAT: 2210
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Highest ACT:
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High School Performance

4.00
GPA
Top 1%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Student Council / Government, Spanish Club, Rotary Club, School Theater/Plays, Community Cleanup / Service, Yearbook, Marching Band, Community or summer theater/plays, Homecoming committee, Library Volunteer, National Honor Society, Political Campaign, Prom Committee, School Band, School Choir
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College Application Essays

In my personal statement, I talked about the ways having leukemia have shaped my life, mentally, physically, and emotionally.

Supplemental Essay:
31 Words
I actually opted not to write a supplemental essay for my Harvard application. I felt I had already shared what I needed to, and that another essay would simply be filler.

College Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
52 Words
I made sure my list of colleges included schools with varying degrees of selectiveness, to ensure...





Recommended summer activities during high school and college
134 Words
I think it's important to do something every summer during high school. You have this stretch of time that you can do pretty much do anything with, so try to use some of it to explore your interests. I spent...





My favorite course thus far, and why
92 Words
My favorite college course so far has been a WGS class called I Will Survive: Women's Political Resistance Through Popular Song. The class combined my love of music...





List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
135 Words
I only interviewed with Harvard, because it was the app I submitted early and once I got in I didn't apply anywhere else. I think the interview is a fairly important part of your application package, even though it's not mandatory....





My advice about getting recommenders
90 Words
Be the "teacher's pet." Don't suck up to your teachers or being annoying about it, but make a real effort trying to be respectful to them. Stay...