drk96
drk96,
Harvard ‘18
B.A., Biological Engineering
Never dreamt of attending Harvard, but with the guidance of others, ended up in Cambridge. Always looking for ways to offer that same push towards true potential.
Features Included
3
Essays
17
Schools
8
Scores
1
Advice
4
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Lakewood, California
GenderMale
EthnicityHispanic
First Gen College StudentYes
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - Irvine (Irvine, CA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • Loyola Marymount University (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Pepperdine University (Malibu, CA)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • Williams College (Williamstown, MA)
  • Swarthmore College (Swarthmore, PA)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
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Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)

Applied for a B.A. in Biological Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
506 Words
Leadership experience, Role model/inspiration
I have always had a passion for soccer. Soccer makes up for a large part of my life, and I truly enjoy it. It serves as a stress reliever for me, and is one of the reasons I have been able to make it through my most stressful years. I knew I couldn’t let the opportunity to use my love for soccer to benefit my community pass me by. In the summer of 2007, my younger sister was invited by...
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Supplemental Essay Using a metaphor
266 Words
I close my laptop as I hear the referee blow the first whistle, signaling the beginning of the game. Yet another immense homework load left by the teachers, but it can all wait. Looking out of the car window, my eyes quickly scan the soccer field, and I spot my inspiration for a majority of the things I do: my fourteen-year old sister. Ever since she began playing club soccer back in 2008, I have supported her whenever possible, missing her...
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Additional Essay Details
15 Words
You are looking out a window. What do you see, and why is it meaningful?
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General Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
132 Words
I would say to definitely look extensively at the websites. Look for Facebook groups of kids who attend those colleges. Get in contact with them. You can message them straight off of Facebook, and start to talk to them about...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.34
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
32
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
Highest SAT
2110
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1470
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details3 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSoccer, Track & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAmerican Red Cross, Key Club, National Honor Society, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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