jsun365
jsun365,
Harvard ‘18
B.S., Economics
Harvard Econ major, just trying to sit back and enjoy life!
Features Included
2
Essays
5
Schools
16
Scores
5
Advice
9
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Dubuque, Iowa
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision, Early Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • California Institute of Technology (Pasadena, CA)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
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Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)

Applied for a B.S. in Economics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Parent

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
632 Words
Challenged a belief
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...
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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...
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General 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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.41
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
36
 
ACT Score Details
 
Highest SAT
2280
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1550
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details12 classes and scores

Sports

SportsGolf, Tennis

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesTutoring/Mentoring, Student Council / Government, Science Club/Team, Quiz Bowl/Academic Bowl, School Band, Math Team, Marching Band, Key Club, Debate Club/Team
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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