angelinajoelye
angelinajoelye,
Harvard ‘20
B.S., Biomedical Sciences and Molecular Medicine
I didn't do anything extraordinary - Harvard 2020
Features Included
3
Essays
3
Schools
5
Scores
7
Advice
7
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Sycamore, Illinois
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
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Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)

Applied for a B.S. in Biomedical Sciences and Molecular Medicine

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Sycamore, Illinois is a small town about 70 miles west of Chicago. It's a place where corn is plentiful, people call carbonated drinks "pop", and 25 cents gets you 12 hours of parking downtown. My parents immigrated to this peaceful town to escape China's Cultural Revolution and pursue their dreams of a higher education. Needless to say, that dream didn't include any large farm vehicles for "drive your tractor to school" day. I grew up in a school system that valued effort, farming,...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
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The reason I believe I got accepted to Harvard::: a "Dear Future Roommate essay"
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Additional Essay Details
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Dear Future Roommate, Just to be upfront with you as much as possible, I’m a little quirky. I enjoy playing Connect Four on Saturday nights, finding derivatives of complex polynomials, and photo shopping parrots into family pictures. I appreciate sweatpants that would only proportionally fit someone 8 feet tall, and warm sweaters, the fuzzier the better – so sorry if you wanted to share a closet, but perhaps we can each share a leg in one of my sweatpants. While I...
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General Admissions Advice

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
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Be an athlete!!!!!! It doesn't matter what level, reach out to the coach. Sometimes they...
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What I’d change about my application process
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DO...
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What I’d change about my application process
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Every part of your application counts. Perfect...
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Additional material sent in after waitlisted or deferred
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Do it. They will pick you if you...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
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Brown and Harvard - Don't repeat. They already...
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How to increase chances at my school
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ACT...
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What set me apart from other applicants
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My supplement set me apart for sure as my...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.50
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
33
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2170
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1500
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsTennis, Track & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesMath Team, After School Sports Coach, Tutoring/Mentoring, Student Council / Government, Student Council / Government, Science Club/Team, Prom Committee
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Experience & Awards

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