coffeeheart14
coffeeheart14,
Harvard ‘13
B.A., Molecular Biology
Currently attending a graduate program at University of Chicago.
Features Included
3
Essays
7
Schools
18
Scores
1
Advice
7
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Palmdale
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Korean

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • California Institute of Technology (Pasadena, CA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
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Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)

Applied for a B.A. in Molecular Biology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
56 Words
Reaching a goal, Creative personal story
I wrote a creative piece describing how I taught myself violin, not because my parents wanted me to (they didn't actually think I needed to learn violin) but because I loved it so much. I spent a lot of dedicated time to practicing, and eventually, I learned how to do vibrato. I described that triumphant moment.
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
24 Words
It was about "Why Harvard" and the specific program and research I was interested in (stem cell research) and why it appealed to me.
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Supplemental Essay Issue of personal significance
24 Words
I also sent a personal research topic paper about stem cell biology that summarized the current research that had been done at that time.
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General Admissions Advice

How to increase chances at my school
62 Words
I would say that, as someone who now interviews for Harvard University, the biggest advice I'd give is to...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.50
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2290
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1550
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details9 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTennis

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesKey Club, Student Council / Government, Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band, School Jazz / Orchestra, Church, Library Volunteer, Tutoring/Mentoring

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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