Jordan@Harvard
Jordan@Harvard,
Harvard ‘18
B.S., Computer Science, , Computational and Applied Mathematics
I am a freshman at Harvard University and a varsity athlete
Features Included
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Essays
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Schools
11
Scores
10
Advice
1
ECs
5
Sports

Background

Hometown Ocean City
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Action
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
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Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)

Applied for a B.S. in Computer Science

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Sibling

School Specific Essays

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Personal Statement
688 Words
Transition to adulthood
Legally speaking I became an adult just a few months ago (complete with voter and draft registration!), however, my real transition into adulthood began many years before with the loss of my mother’s job, a nearly absent father, and a brother away at school. In seventh grade my only sibling was away at boarding school, my parents were divorced and my father, who I rarely see more than once or twice in a year was living outside of New...
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General Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
88 Words
As a recruited athlete I was always told by my high school coach to choose the school that I felt the most comfortable at. If I...
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How to increase chances at my school
82 Words
Have an extracurricular activity that sets you apart from other applicants. This can be a sport, musical talent, community service etc. It's more important that...
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My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
45 Words
I am varsity lightweight rower which takes up about 15-20 hours of my time...
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Reaching out to professors and coaches at schools I applied to
37 Words
I contacted all of the coaches of the schools I was...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
25 Words
Work somewhere. This doesn't have to be an...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
34 Words
Harvard is just outside of Boston which gives you a...
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My advice about getting recommenders
46 Words
I had my History professor and my Calculus professors write my recommendations. I did...
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Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
28 Words
My boarding school had staff devoted specifically to...
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How to increase chances at my school
77 Words
When writing your essay, have as many people as you can read your essay and offer their advice. That being said, don't be...
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Why I declined other schools
64 Words
The main reason I declined other schools was that they did not offer the majors or courses that I...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.66
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypeBoarding
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2160
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1500
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details4 classes and scores

Sports

SportsLacrosse, Soccer, Squash, Swimming/Diving, Rowing (Crew)

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesTutoring/Mentoring
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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