ericholl094
ericholl094,
Harvard ‘17
B.A., Economics, , Cognitive Science
Harvard Student
Features Included
3
Essays
5
Schools
6
Scores
10
Advice
1
ECs
2
Sports

Background

GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionAccepted From Waitlist
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
  • Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
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Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)

Applied for a B.A. in Economics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
506 Words
Story central to identity
My Varsity Basketball experience defined my junior year. When Coach called me into his office to congratulate me on making the team, I shook his hand with pride, and an iota of disbelief. It had been a long road to that moment, replete with endless workouts, trying seasons and growth spurts that had me tripping over my own feet. At last, I reached my destination: a place on the basketball team. Little did I know, my journey had just begun. ...
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Supplemental Essay Amusing anecdote
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Additional Essay Details
162 Words
After eight years of lessons, hard practice and band experience, I am finally able to coax from my clarinet the deep, expressive tone I longed to master. Unlike the rule-based rigidity of my athletic experiences, playing my clarinet allows me to extemporize. It serves as my creative outlet as I engage with the notes in front of me and the musicians around me. Our Wind Ensemble conductor encourages innovation, challenging me to use my clarinet as an extension of my...
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General Admissions Advice

Additional material sent in after waitlisted or deferred
5 Words
Absolutely. Letter...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
7 Words
Be friendly,...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
4 Words
Do...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
14 Words
The academic culture is...
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Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
10 Words
No. A waste...
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How I chose schools to apply to
1 Words
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Reaching out to professors and coaches at schools I applied to
5 Words
Rarely. Can...
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Why I declined other schools
6 Words
My first...
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My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
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Financial...
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What I’d change about my application process
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Don't...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.40
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
33
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
SAT IIs
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details3 classes and scores

Sports

SportsBasketball, Volleyball

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesSchool Band

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Awards Received

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