College Admissions Info

Harvard University, ‘16
BA, Psychology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Senior at Harvard
From: Pharr , Texas
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 15+ schools
Accepted At: Harvard, Yale, MIT, UPenn, UChicago, Swarthmore, Rice, Dartmouth, Princeton, Cornell, Macalester, JHU, UT Austin, Texas A&M, UTPA, South Texas College
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1460
Highest SAT: 2090
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High School Performance

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Top 1%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Science Club/Team, Math Team, National Honor Society
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Creative personal story
623 Words
Every song in my mp3 player has a meaning—a place in my life. Just as I am a collage of various experiences and influences, so is my collection of songs throughout the years. Usually, I listen to music to fill in the silence or to concentrate on studying, but not at this moment. Tonight, I am listening to remember. This is my life on shuffle. “In Bloom” by Nirvana At a “tender age in bloom,” I would sit in...

Supplemental Essay: Diversity statement
588 Words
Picture this: A young Mexican girl living in a small pueblo looking out of the window, her fantasies weighing her head heavily down on her hand. My mom was still a dreamer not yet affected by reality. She floated down the river that separated “just a dream” from “a realized dream”. Once she came to America, her story became intertwined with my fate when she sealed the contract of my birth with a kiss from papá at a dance. Like...

College Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
11 Words
Essays. After getting...

Why I declined other schools
11 Words
Location. I really...

My favorite course thus far, and why
20 Words
SLS 20; Professor Daniel Gilbert is an...

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
14 Words
It's a pressure cooker....