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Harvey Mudd ‘20
B.S., Computational and Applied Mathematics, , Computer Engineering, , Computer Science
I've taken so many SATs (4) and APs (16) that the dropdown menus on Admitsee don't go high enough to capture them.
Features Included
4
Essays
4
Schools
20
Scores
1
Advice
7
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Temple City, California
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin, French

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Harvey Mudd (Claremont, CA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
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Harvey Mudd (Claremont, CA)

Applied for a B.S. in Computational and Applied Mathematics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Some students have a background, identity, interest, or talent that is so meaningful they believe their application would be incomplete without it. If this sounds like you, then please share your story. The most memorable lesson of my life began with the words "Lean forward." I’m in a guzheng (Chinese zither) lesson, learning a piece called "Gao Shan Liu Shui" [High Mountains, Flowing Water]. At the start of the lesson, I sit down and begin to pluck out the...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
522 Words
What influenced you to apply to Harvey Mudd College? What about the HMC curriculum and community appeals to you? Please limit your response to 500 words. Harvey Mudd College’s mission statement speaks to me, because my studies in high school have shown me how different fields of study complement each other. When I took chemistry and physics in the same year, I noticed I’d often learn about something like kinetic energy in one class, then, the next day, cover...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
554 Words
"Scientific research is a human endeavor. The choices of topics that we research are based on our biases, our beliefs, and what we bring: our cultures and our families. The kinds of problems that people put their talents to solving depends on their values." - Dr. Clifton Poodry - How has your own background influenced the types of problems you want to solve? The first time a family friend asked me, "What do you want to major in?" I didn't...
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Additional Essay Details
161 Words
I wrote a lot of essays and half-finished essays when I was doing my HMC application. The formula that somehow ended up working for me was that I would stay up until 1 AM doing homework, get a great idea, write until 3, then edit the essay for coherence during the day. I found that my early morning writing was the best overall in structure and direction, even if it was somewhat lacking in things like grammar and contained lots of typos ...
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General Admissions Advice

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
108 Words
I interviewed with Harvey Mudd and Pomona College, both of which conduct their interviews with senior admissions interns instead of with alumni, like a lot of other schools do. The interviews were...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.50
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2370
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1590
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details15 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesDebate Club/Team, School Jazz / Orchestra, Math Team, Science Club/Team, Quiz Bowl/Academic Bowl, Tutoring/Mentoring, Yearbook
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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