College Admissions Info

mcubeddu
mcubeddu
Harvard University ‘20
BS, Computational and Applied Mathematics

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

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From: Montclair , New Jersey
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Accepted At: MIT, Duke, UPenn, UVA, UCLA, Swarthmore, WashU
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No

Test Scores

33
ACT
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High School Performance

4.50
GPA
Top 5%
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Soccer
Extracurricular Activities: DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America), Key Club, American Cancer Society, Math Team
Awards Received:
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement for Harvard, Duke, UPenn, UVA, Columbia, Stanford, Swarthmore, WashU: Reaching a goal, Story central to identity, Study/travel abroad
495 Words
Born to a Venezuelan dad, who has lived and breathed fútbol his whole life, and a Dutch Indonesian mother, from a family of huge fans of Holland’s international soccer team, I have been kicking a ball since the day I could stand. Soccer has taken me around the world. This August, my club team coach, Luis Mendoza, took a group of us to Buenos Aires to experience true Argentine soccer. There, I played against three youth professional teams...







Personal Statement for Harvard, Duke, UPenn, UVA, Columbia, Stanford, Swarthmore, WashU: Reaching a goal, Story central to identity, Study/travel abroad
495 Words
Born to a Venezuelan dad, who has lived and breathed fútbol his whole life, and a Dutch Indonesian mother, from a family of huge fans of Holland’s international soccer team, I have been kicking a ball since the day I could stand. Soccer has taken me around the world. This August, my club team coach, Luis Mendoza, took a group of us to Buenos Aires to experience true Argentine soccer. There, I played against three youth professional teams...







Supplemental Essay for Columbia: “Why us” school essay
323 Words
Columbia’s core curriculum ensures that a math and science person like myself will fully benefit from a liberal arts education and graduate as an engineer who can ask questions, solve problems, and apply scientific solutions with a humane and broad-based approach. Columbia’s first summer assignment, to read Homer’s Iliad, has already piqued my curiosity about the connection between an ancient Greek poem and modern day engineering. For someone with a passion for all things related to music,...





College Admissions Advice

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
248 Words
Many people downplay the importance of the interview process. If you are applying to a range of high-quality institutions, this is your time to shine; take advantage of it. Almost 85% (estimating) of applicants to these schools are all academically qualified to attend. They all have great test scores, they all do community service, and participate in a plethora of extracurriculars. In the interview process, try to avoid talking about your achievements; attempt to show...