College Admissions Info

jsun365
jsun365
Harvard University ‘18
BS, Economics

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Harvard Econ major, just trying to sit back and enjoy life!
From: Dubuque , Iowa
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Parent
Admission: Regular Decision, Early Decision
Applied To: 5 schools
Accepted At: Princeton, Harvard, MIT
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Mandarin

Test Scores

2280
SAT
36
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1550
Highest SAT: 2280
SAT IIs:
Highest ACT:

High School Performance

4.41
GPA
Top 1%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Golf, Tennis
Extracurricular Activities: Tutoring/Mentoring, Student Council / Government, Science Club/Team, Quiz Bowl/Academic Bowl, School Band, Math Team, Marching Band, Key Club, Debate Club/Team
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Challenged a belief
632 Words
How to Get Out of a Bunk Bed I was stuck in a bunk bed. I was on the top bunk and I was supposed to be lining up outside the door with the other campers. But I was stuck. I had no idea how to get down. Maybe I could jump down? It might hurt, however, and I don’t want to start camp off with a sprained ankle. My mind raced for ideas on how to get down...









Supplemental Essay: Strong beliefs/principles
255 Words
I bent down to pick my golf ball out of the cup. With a sigh, I recorded my score of 7; a 4-over on the par 3. But by the time I had gotten to the next tee box, I had put my score of 7 into the back of my mind. I’ve got a new hole ahead of me and I’m not going to let one bad hole ruin my day, I thought. I’m definitely most proud of my...





College Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
118 Words
I really believe that the single most important aspect of your application is the essay. To be honest, I wasn't anything special compared to other applicants...sure, I had good grades and a decent amount...





List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
74 Words
I think the biggest thing about your interview is to realize that everything you say in your interview will only be used...





How to increase chances at my school
118 Words
I really believe that the single most important aspect of your application is the essay. To be honest, I wasn't anything special compared to other applicants...sure, I had good grades and a decent amount...





My favorite course thus far, and why
121 Words
My favorite course at college so far has been ECON 1400: The Future of Globalization. It was a course taught by Lawrence Summers and Robert Lawrence, two highly renowned economists. It was the first class I took...





My advice about getting recommenders
121 Words
I would suggest asking your recommenders for a letter as early as possible. Additionally, make sure you truly know your recommenders well. I think a good system would be to have both a personal and an...