bookwormkat
bookwormkat,
Harvard ‘16
B.A., Economics
Harvard 2016
Features Included
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Essays
8
Schools
12
Scores
2
Advice
4
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Albuquerque
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • University of New Mexico (Albuquerque, NM)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of Texas - Austin (Austin, TX)
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Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)

Applied for a B.A. in Economics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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The Name Game, as I came to know this silent tug-of-war, persisted for as long as I studied with her. Finally, fed up with her stubbornness and mildly curious, I asked her why she never used my nicknames. Beth looked surprised. “Because you are Katherine.” Until then, I denied my true name. I convinced myself and others around me that I was comfortable in my own skin, when in fact each new nickname stemmed from a deep insecurity. I changed...
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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
38 Words
I'd think a little bit harder about the culture and fit...
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Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
42 Words
Be aggressive about merit scholarships, especially if you don't think you'll qualify for...
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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
36
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2330
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1570
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details7 classes and scores

Sports

SportsCross Country, Track & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesKey Club, School Band, National Honor Society, Community Cleanup / Service

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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