lharnish
lharnish,
Vanderbilt ‘18
B.F.A., Music
Features Included
2
Essays
3
Schools
9
Scores
0
Advice
6
ECs
4
Sports

Background

Hometown Lancaster
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
  • Boston University (Boston, MA)
  • Temple University (Philadelphia, PA)
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Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)

Applied for a B.F.A. in Music

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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My personal statement on the Common App focused on overcoming failure and using that experience as a motivator for success. I was a full time athlete when I started high school, and an injury set me back a long way. Following the setback, I never reached the same level of success, which was extremely disheartening. The gist of my essay was that I found a new calling, music, in the midst of my unhealthy self pity, and suddenly found that...
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Supplemental Essay Scholarship application
509 Words
Growing up in a public urban school district has been an extremely illuminating experience for me. I have developed close bonds with a diverse group of people from various backgrounds, both ethnic and socioeconomic. Drugs, truancy, and underachievement are but a few of the afflictions that I’ve seen within my school. However, music provides the drive and motivation to rise above them. Music unites students and cultures in a cohesive whole that provides an opportunity for individuals to experience...
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General Admissions Advice

High School Performance

GPA
4.00
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2100
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1470
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details7 classes and scores

Sports

SportsCross Country, Swimming/Diving, Track & Field, Volleyball

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesSchool Choir, Church, Marching Band, School Jazz / Orchestra, School Theater/Plays, Outdoors/Hiking Club

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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