NoRejections17
NoRejections17,
Harvard ‘16
B.A., Undecided
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! :)
Features Included
1
Essays
8
Schools
2
Scores
5
Advice
4
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Ambler, Pennsylvania
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
First Gen College StudentYes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Wesleyan University (Middletown, CT)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of Richmond (Richmond, VA)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
Tap/click a school logo above to view essays and advice specific to that school.

Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)

Applied for a B.A. in Undecided

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific 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...
Read more...

School Specific Advice

More Essays

These essays haven't been tagged by school. Click school logos above to see tagged essays.

General 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...
Read more...
Why I ultimately chose my school
16 Words
Harvard is a once-in-a-lifetime experience....
Read more...
5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
9 Words
Busy, busy, super-interesting,...
Read more...
Additional material sent in after waitlisted or deferred
15 Words
Do it. Always. But do...
Read more...
My favorite course thus far, and why
7 Words
A course...
Read more...

High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.5
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
35
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesSchool Theater/Plays, American Cancer Society, Jewish Student Union, National Honor Society
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences
Application Additional Materials

Similar Profiles

Aus10
Harvard ‘20


Accepted to Harvard, Notre Dame, Creighton , Augie, West Point

Hey! I'm an undergraduate at Harvard College, concentrating in Applied Math & Economics, with a secondary in music. I love to sing, play piano, and write music!
raphaelrk
Harvard ‘19


Accepted to Harvard, Illinois, Alabama

Harvard '19. I like CS, SpongeBob and learning new things
RGS17
Harvard ‘17


Accepted to Harvard, Birmingham-Southern, Vanderbilt, UVA, UGA

Junior at Harvard
ALtoMA
Harvard ‘18


Accepted to Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Stanford, MIT, Alabama

Grew up in China, Japan, and Alabama, USA. I was accepted to Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Stanford, MIT, and others.
MathPhysPanda
Harvard ‘16


Accepted to Harvard, MIT, Cornell, Amherst, Columbia, Princeton, Rutgers, Northeastern, Dartmouth, BC, CMU

I'm a school radio DJ and literature fan, getting a joint Physics/Math degree, and secondary in Computer Science. I am a Trading Intern at TransMarket Group, LLC in Chicago, and did physics research at Harvard.