joefesta
joefesta,
Harvard ‘16
B.S., Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Studying Biomedical Engineering at Harvard
Features Included
2
Essays
1
Schools
8
Scores
2
Advice
2
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Medfield
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Action
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
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Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)

Applied for a B.S. in Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Parent

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

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Supplemental Essay Explaining low grades/scores
207 Words
Every year in high school, I have been honored by one of my teachers with an “Above and Beyond” Award. This award is given to a small number of students in each subject who propel their class to a higher level. I was grateful to receive this award in Biology and Physics my freshman and sophomore years, as the sciences have always been my passion. However, I was most honored to receive this award in US History as a junior. ...
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Supplemental Essay Amusing anecdote
498 Words
I got a running start. My little feet moved faster than I thought possible as I raced towards my obstacle, leapt into the air and latched on. I had a pretty good grip this time, but then the sheets began to slip. I laughed and yelled, “Noooo!” as I began to slide back to earth. Still, I refused to let go. Suddenly, my mother swooped in with a giant push and I landed on my parents’ bed with a satisfied...
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General Admissions Advice

How to increase chances at my school
96 Words
On an admissions tour I was told that 80% of applicants meet the standards for grades to get into Harvard. What the admissions office is looking for is something that...
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My advice about getting recommenders
51 Words
If you can find any connections to anyone who works at or attended the school...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.74
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
33
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2000
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1410
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details3 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSoccer , Baseball

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesSpanish Club, National Honor Society

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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