aCuteAngle,
Harvard
B.S., Computer Science
Features Included
3
Essays
4
Schools
12
Scores
4
Advice
7
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Lexington, Massachusetts
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionEarly Action
Class of2020
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • University of Massachusetts - Amherst (Amherst, MA)
  • Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, GA)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
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Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)

Applied for a B.S. in Computer Science

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Rather than disjointed sounds, Mandarin began to sound like musical cascades. The tones, initially strange, became the flourishes to phrases. As noise shifted into meaning, a previously inchoate feeling-- the need to be understood-- became absolute. Just as I had seen a faceless sea of anger on TV and allowed fear to dig its knuckles into my chest, perhaps some Chinese people let the label of “Japanese” control their perceptions of me. By high school, I became determined to defy...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
20 Words
I focused on topics such as studying abroad and music minors-- essentially things that represented my extracurricular passions as well.
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Supplemental Essay Using a metaphor
28 Words
I tied my love of knitting and some physics concepts together to craft my Harvard supplemental essays to bring across the point that I love communicating with others.
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General Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Eclectic, motivated,...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
59 Words
I interviewed with Harvard, Cornell, Penn, and Case Western. My experiences were varied depending on the interviewer, but...
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How I chose schools to apply to
39 Words
I applied Early Action to one of my top choices that I...
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What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
59 Words
College admissions officers have probably seen it all. I'd recommend focusing on one or two specific elements of...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.04
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
35
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2320
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1570
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details10 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesCommunity Cleanup / Service, Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band, Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band, National Honor Society, School Band, Science Club/Team, Tutoring/Mentoring
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Experience & Awards

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