College Admissions Info

HestiaX
HestiaX
Harvard University, ‘20
BA, Computer Science

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Hey! I enjoy games (League), food, and anime, and I love learning/trying new things!
From: North Bergen , New Jersey
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Accepted At: Williams, UCSD, Illinois, GA Tech, UC Irvine, NYU, Rutgers
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:

Test Scores

2260
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1540
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High School Performance

4.33
GPA
Top 10%
Rank
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Culinary, Japanese Club, Quiz Bowl/Academic Bowl
Work:

College Application Essays

Personal Statement for Harvard, Williams, UCSD, Illinois, GA Tech, Princeton, Columbia, UC Irvine, UC Berkeley, UChicago, NYU, Rice, CMU, Dartmouth, UPenn, Cornell, UNC, USC, Rutgers: Issue of personal significance, Overcoming personal struggle
824 Words
Growing up as a child often included frightening experiences. I remember that when I was five years old, my two sisters and I were sent to live with our grandparents in China. We hadn’t been told what was happening, and I thought our parents were coming with us on the plane. I thought wrong. When I realized this, I cried, but there was nothing I could do about it. While in China, we went to a medical facility weekly...











Supplemental Essay for Harvard: Other
598 Words
As a child, I remember loving school and being excited to learn new things every day. This spark slowly faded as I grew older, but I’ve since rediscovered that spark. I found that learning is incredibly enjoyable when it comes to topics that intrigue me, such as certain periods of history and computer programming. I became interested in the classical period of history after my 5th grade teacher introduced Greek mythology to me. I looked into Roman mythology as...









College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
151 Words
I applied to way too many schools - I think it was around 20. That's ridiculous. I spent almost the entirety of my winter/Christmas break of my senior year writing essays for my college apps, while most of my classmates were settling into senioritis. I...





List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
95 Words
I interviewed with every "top" school (Ivies, MIT, UChicago) I applied to aside from Columbia. The one that I enjoyed the most was my Harvard interview, and I really...