djbpi
djbpi,
Harvard ‘18
B.A., Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, , Philosophy
Features Included
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Essays
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Schools
13
Scores
6
Advice
4
ECs
0
Sports

Background

GenderMale
EthnicityBlack / African American
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken French

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.A. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
494 Words
When you open your eyes and realize that you are in a clinic, have passed out in a patient’s lap, fallen on a patient, and broken your phone, you may feel tempted to go home and call it quits. I found the experience of passing out to be truly remarkable—one doesn’t even really remember it happening! The team of doctors I was shadowing, however, and the patient upon whom I descended, probably do. Several professionals I was...
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General Admissions Advice

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
280 Words
Since I applied to a lot of schools, I'll talk about my best and worst interview experiences. My worst experience was probably my Dartmouth interview. My interviewer was an attorney at a nearby law firm, and he wouldn't let me forget it. What I mean is, he had a bit of arrogance about him that made me a bit uncomfortable. I remember specifically asking him about the intellectual diversity at Dartmouth-- by this, I meant to ask if the student body tended...
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Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
260 Words
I found scholarships mostly by google searching. If you belong to some sort of minority group (racial minority, women, queer, even read-heads of left-handed people) you can search for scholarships that are specifically for you. Additionally, if you have a very special talent (botany, butterfly-catching, playing an instrument of some sort, etc.) you can also find scholarships by googling and searching. There are a lot of scholarships out there and it's quite difficult to decide which to...
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How I chose schools to apply to
174 Words
I didn't have a very good method for applying to schools. Since nobody in my family attended college before me, I wasn't sure how to choose. I had a lot of fee waivers so I applied to 17 schools. Honestly, my only plan was to apply to very large or well-known institutions, only...
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How to increase chances at my school
123 Words
When i had my Harvard interview, my interviewer was most impressed about how passionate i was about my activities outside of school, and how I was able to balance them with school. I probably didn't have a...
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My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
79 Words
I stared tapping more into my artsy side during my first semester of college. Since I went to a math and science intensive high...
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Post-college plans
45 Words
After college I hope to be accepted to an MD/PhD program to study...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.45
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypeMagnet
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2350
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1580
Other SAT Scores
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details9 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesVolunteer Coach, French Club, Debate Club/Team, School Theater/Plays

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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