crimson2017
crimson2017,
Harvard ‘17
B.A., Ecology, Evolution, and Population Biology
Features Included
2
Essays
12
Schools
7
Scores
1
Advice
3
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Tupelo, Mississippi
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish, French

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Emory University (Atlanta, GA)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • University of Connecticut (Storrs, CT)
  • Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
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Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)

Applied for a B.A. in Ecology, Evolution, and Population Biology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
57 Words
Family background
I wrote on how I hated my mother for hiding the fact that her mother (my grandmother) was a lesbian. It was largely hypothetical, but I touched on how differently I would have come to terms with my own sexuality if I had been raised in an environment which could have very easily supported more liberal views.
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Supplemental Essay Diversity statement
36 Words
I wrote on how I was essentially a first generation college student because my mom only finished her degree when she was 35. Even then she never experienced college because she always commuted or did distance learning.
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General Admissions Advice

Additional material sent in after waitlisted or deferred
19 Words
I sent in an extra...
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High School Performance

GPA
4.00
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
35
 
ACT Score Details
 
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details3 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesChoir, Academic Decathlon, Math Team
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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