College Admissions Info

Harvard University, ‘17
BA, Computer Science

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement

Student Background

Computer Science concentrator at Harvard
From: Deerfield , Illinois
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Parent, Sibling
Admission: Accepted From Waitlist
Applied To: 11 schools
Accepted At: Northwestern, Harvard, Vanderbilt, UChicago, UMich, Wisconsin
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 10%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Low at first but improved
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Math Team, Science Club/Team, Philosophy Club
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College Application Essays

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