tuong.huynh.1
tuong.huynh.1,
Harvard ‘18
B.S., Biology
Harvard University Class of 2018!
Features Included
5
Essays
17
Schools
14
Scores
0
Advice
1
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown San Jose, California
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken Vietnamese, Cantonese

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Williams College (Williamstown, MA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • San Diego State University (San Diego, CA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • University of California - Davis (Davis, CA)
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Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)

Applied for a B.S. in Biology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

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Personal Statement
647 Words
Death of a loved one, Childhood memory
On January 2, 2012, adversity struck my family. My grandmother severely injured her legs. My family needed to send money for her surgery immediately. With my parents’ low-paying jobs, this was something my family would not be able to afford, so my parents spent days calling relatives to borrow money. With nowhere else to turn, my mother sold her most precious possession, her wedding ring. After two sleepless days filled with anxiety, my parents gathered enough money, but little did I know...
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Supplemental Essay Issue of personal significance
153 Words
Coming from a low-income, immigrant family, family ties and work ethics play significant roles in my life. Due to my family’s financial state, my happiness couldn’t come from material possessions as a child; Nerf guns and Legos were never parts of my childhood. Instead, my joy and laughter came from the experience I shared with my family. Unable to afford gaming systems, I played hide-and-seek with my brother and cousins at the park. My family would have long...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
201 Words
As I picture myself at Brown, images of students with boundless freedom and contentment come to mind. Known as the college with the happiest students, Brown captivates me with its open-curriculum and emphasis on tradition. Attending Brown will allow me to be far from home and to develop a sense of independence I have long craved after living under my parents’ roof for all my life. Not only will I get to decide how I want my life to be,...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
149 Words
Over the summer of sophomore year, my friends invited me to go hiking for the first time. The thrill of climbing up rocky hills and traversing through the forests and creeks made me discover my passion for exploring and trying out things. That summer was the first time I rode the scariest roller coaster, went surfing and kayaking, and tried out Thai food and Korean food. The year after, the reality of soon going to college hit me. I realized...
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General Admissions Advice

High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.40
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2120
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1480
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details9 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAsian Club / Asian Interactive Youth Association
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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