chavesak,
Harvard ‘17
B.A., Economics
Features Included
1
Essays
9
Schools
5
Scores
2
Advice
5
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
GenderFemale
EthnicityHispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • University of Notre Dame (Notre Dame, IN)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI)
  • Northeastern University (Boston, MA)
  • Tufts University (Medford, MA)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
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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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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
610 Words
Why University of Chicago? The Story of a Girl with Too-Big Eyes, Too-Small Hands and Euphoric Chicago Dreams The girl who pries open ribcages to mold mankind takes my hand. She smiles. She’s leaving for Germany soon and we both know that our hourglass’ sand granules are slipping away. Our hands feel like clasped promises and we let our vulnerabilities melt into the scenery; we are in a new city with fresh beginnings drawn on our palms, and we...
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General Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
188 Words
Many high school students underestimate the power of good writing. Essay prompts often imply generic, boring essays. Your leadership, kindness, hardworking nature, etc. may all be truly outstanding, but everyone says they think they're a great candidate because of those things and admissions officers have read many, many of those essays. Make it interesting and definitely...
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What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
222 Words
Steer clear, as much as possible, of anything that could apply to many other schools. Don't say it's a prestigious and highly respected academic institution. As true as it may be of some universities, literally all universities put that on their website. Don't rely on generalities. Of course it's "prestigious," and has a "beautiful campus" and has "great spirit" and you really "love it." This could be...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.2
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
34
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details2 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesSchool Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Community Cleanup / Service, French Club, Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band, National Honor Society

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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