College Admissions Info

Harvard University, ‘16
BA, Undecided

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I didn't get a single rejection, and I never felt I aggrandized myself in apps. From Harvard to Wesleyan to UVA to Northwestern, I had choices (and two full rides). Ask me how! :)
From: Ambler , Pennsylvania
Gender: Male
First Gen College Student: Yes
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Accepted At: Wesleyan, USC, Richmond, Northwestern, UVA, UChicago, UMich
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:

Test Scores

Highest ACT:
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 1%
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: School Theater/Plays, American Cancer Society, Jewish Student Union, National Honor Society
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College Application Essays

The warm air that night in Valle Grande bid us outside once again, so we donned our sweaters and walked to the middle path of the tiny cliffside village in Argentina. The ten teenagers in my group huddled around me and my guitar, and I fiddled around, playing this or that, nothing special. We laughed together over nineties throwbacks and acoustic renditions of rap hits. It was comfortable -- something I had done countless times before. You see, back then...

College Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
63 Words
Spend a lot of time reading a big Princeton Review college description book (don't buy it; just go to...

Why I ultimately chose my school
16 Words
Harvard is a once-in-a-lifetime experience....

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
9 Words
Busy, busy, super-interesting,...

Additional material sent in after waitlisted or deferred
15 Words
Do it. Always. But do...

My favorite course thus far, and why
7 Words
A course...