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lharnish
lharnish
Vanderbilt University ‘18
BFA, Music

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Lancaster
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 3 schools
Accepted At: Temple, Vanderbilt
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

2100
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1470
Highest SAT: 2100
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High School Performance

4.00
GPA
Top 1%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Cross Country, Swimming/Diving, Track & Field, Volleyball
Extracurricular Activities: School Choir, Church, Marching Band, School Jazz / Orchestra, School theater/plays, Outdoors/Hiking Club
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College Application Essays

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...



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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